Becca is a Colorado native with a passion for working with kids. After graduating from Fort Lewis College with her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, she began working as the toddler teacher at the Mercy Employee Child Care Center in Durango. She started working at Wings as a preschool teacher in August of 2020 and was offered the job as the Director in January of 2021. She's happy to be given the opportunity to help Pagosa Springs raise its little ones with quality education and love.
Sienna graduated from Fort Lewis College with a bachelor’s degree in public health. She has always been passionate about Early Childhood Education, with over 6 years of experience, and hopes to pursue additional education in the ECE field. Sienna brings a lot to the table by creating fun activities for her students, encouraging them to laugh and play, and helping to create a positive work environment. She is also a Colorado native, raised in Pagosa Springs, and nothing makes her happier than giving back to the community by building up the youth of Pagosa!
Jordyn is Wings' nutritionist! She prepares, plans, and shops for all our breakfasts, lunches, and snacks. Jordyn has created many excellent, healthy meals for the students and continues to think of new ways to make meals exciting and nutritious. She also maintains the school's cleanliness so families, students, and staff can see the center at its most refined 100% of the time. Jordyn brings innovation, creativity, and much value to the team. She hopes to continue serving Wings with a smile and a yum!
Jennifer comes from a military family and recently moved to Pagosa from Phoenix, AZ where she lived for the past 32 years. She has her bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and over 30 years of early childhood experience working specifically with children 3 and under with special needs and their families. Jennifer is also married with two grown sons and one grandson. In her spare time, she loves playing board games, creating diamond paintings, and watching game shows. She even auditioned for the Price is Right! Jennifer is so excited to work in a mountain town to watch the community's children grow!
Before coming to Wings, Gabbi worked in the medical field working for visiting angels here in Pagosa and many retirement homes. She also worked in New Mexico as a caregiver for adults with special needs. Gabbi decided it was time to switch gears and work with young children. She is super excited to be working at Wings learning new things from your children every day!
Prior to working at Wings, Carol worked as a nurse's assistant for over 20 years. She has also taken many courses to further her education in early childcare, she has experience working with children with special needs, and she will be receiving her master's degree in early childhood education in March of 2022. She hopes to bring her expertise and love for children to Wings to help our program expand and succeed!
Leah is originally from California but she grew up in beautiful Pagosa Springs. She and her husband have two wonderful children. As a mother, Leah has had the opportunity to care for many children and she's eager to further her education in early childhood! She loves to be creative and loves making jewelry in her free time for the past 6 years. She is inspired by her children and the beauty of Pagosa Springs. She is grateful to share her inspiration with others especially the young children of the community!
Huntur was born and raised in Pagosa Springs. She moved to Grand Junction in 2020 and is currently working on finishing her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. She is extremely passionate about young children and watching them succeed. When she isn't working, Huntur enjoys spending time with her husband and family. She also loves hiking, relaxing with her loved ones, and going on new adventures! Huntur is excited to start this new journey in the early childhood field to see how she can help children grow!
Dana moved to Pagosa in 2020 from Scottsdale Arizona. She was drawn to this community because she enjoys the great outdoors and all Pagosa has to offer!
Dana has a background working in Human Resources and since retiring has found joy in Nanning and working with children. She also likes to homestead on her ranch, aspiring to live farm-to-table, raising her own animals, and growing her own crops. She currently has dogs and horses and spends most of her time training her horses and horseback riding. When not hard at work, Dana also loves soaking in the natural hot springs!
Jessica is originally from Texas but moved to Colorado in 2021. She grew up on a farm surrounded by lots of animals. She enjoys spending time adventuring outside with her family kayaking, hiking, camping, and traveling to surrounding areas to explore. She has a son and loves watching him grow and learn. Before working with children, she worked in the automotive industry and enjoyed learning something new and hands-on while having the opportunity to help people. Jessica's favorite part about working with children now is watching their curiosity as they discover the world around them.
Shauntel is a Colorado native and was raised mostly in Denver and occasionally in Las Vegas. She moved to Pagosa in 2010, moved back to Vegas, and has now been in Pagosa since 2019. She is a new mom and now has a new passion for early childhood education. Shauntel spent many of her years in customer service and is extremely interpersonal. She loves all creative outlets; visual, music, dance, and writing. She's also working on her own novel. Giving children the freedom to learn and express themselves is why Shauntel switched to the early childhood field!
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