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Our Staff

We at stepping stones strongly believe "Children must be taught how to think, not what to think" and our amazing staff helps us do so.  

Here at Stepping Stones, we believe our staff should never stop learning. Every staff member is required to participate in a minimum of 15 hours a year in ongoing training, along with being  CPR/First Aid certified. Our staff has a combined total of over 90 Years of experience working with children. 

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Miss Jen

Years at stepping stones

2007-2016- Preschool teacher

2016-present- Executive Director

Education

Majored in Communication and Theater at WSCU. Received Associates degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Large Center Director Certificate in 2016.

favorite hobbies

Skiing, hiking, mountain biking, playing golf, camping, singing and travelling.

Best part of Stepping Stones 

The kids!! They are so funny, smart and inquisitive. They can instantly turn a bad day into a great one!

Our wonderful teachers and great, supportive families!

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Years at stepping stones

2011-Present- Infant/Toddler teacher

2018-Present- ITC Supervisor

favorite hobbies

Reading, hiking, art, theater and baking.

Education

Bachelor's degree in history.  Received Lead teacher certification and infant/toddler supervisor certification in 2016.

Best part of Stepping Stones

My co-teachers, the kids and great families. 

Miss Alissa

Years at stepping stones

favorite hobbies

January 2020-Present- Infant teacher

June 2022-Present- ITC Assistant Director

Photography, spending time with family  and my dogs. Art, knitting and hunting.

Education

Received Large Center Assistant Director Certificate for Early Childhood in June 2022. 

Best part of Stepping Stones

I love those babies! I love working in the ITC and with all my co-teachers.

Miss Alicia

Years at stepping stones

2013-2016- Preschool teacher

2018-2020- Bluebird teacher

2022-Present- Bluebird teacher

Education

favorite hobbies

Hiking and reading

Best part of Stepping Stones

Masters in Administration and supervision in  Education

The kids and our play based program

Miss Martha
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Years at stepping stones

August 2019-Present- Infant teacher

Education

favorite hobbies

Spending time with my family, cooking, reading and decorating for the holidays (both my classroom and at home :)

Studied education in college for 2 years and then took time off to raise and homeschool my children. I received my lead teaching and infant/toddler supervisor certifications in June 2021.

Best part of Stepping Stones

Seeing the world through the eyes of children. Building a close relationship with all of the babies in my class. 

Miss Linnette
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Years at stepping stones

favorite hobbies

Doing anything outside.

August 2020-2021- Toddler teacher

2021-Present- Bluebird teacher(ages 2.5-3.5)

Education

Best part of Stepping Stones 

Bachelor's degree from WSCU in Biology.

Nursing-LPN. Received Lead teacher certification for ECE in December 2021.

Our small group sizes, building close relationship with all of the children. 

Miss Audrey
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Years at stepping stones

July 2020-2021-Bluebird teacher

2021-Present- Marmot teacher (ages 3+4)

favorite hobbies

Skiing, reading, yoga, playing with my dog. 

Education

Best part of Stepping Stones 

Bachelor's degree in Health and Exercise.

Received Lead teacher certification for ECE in September 2021.

The kids and their families. I like connecting with the families.

Miss Courtney

Years at stepping stones

Education

favorite hobbies

Best part of Stepping Stones 

June 2021-present- Coyote teacher (Pre-K)

Masters in Education Curriculum and Instruction. Teaching certificate in K-12.

Skiing, hiking, cooking, reading, camping

Our school's community- how the parents and teachers work together for the betterment of the kids, and the great staff we have here at Stepping Stones. 

Miss Maia
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Years at stepping stones

Education

favorite hobbies

Best part of Stepping Stones 

Hanging out with kids all day! Spending time outside. Being in the position that I can help expand young kids minds. Friendly work environment. 

January 2021-present-Coyote Teacher (Pre-K)

Received ECE Lead Teacher Certification in June 2022.

Being outside and hiking, going to see live music, meditation ad mindfulness and reptile hobbyist.

Miss Mo
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Years at stepping stones

August 2020-present-Preschool Floater

Education

Bachelors in English and a Masters in Education. . 

favorite hobbies

Cross Country skiing, trail running, hiking, drawing.

Best part of Stepping Stones 

Reading stories to the kids and engaging them with books.

Mr. don
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Years at stepping stones

1987-present-Music and movement teacher

favorite hobbies

Singing, dancing, playing instruments and travelling.

Education

Best part of Stepping Stones 

Bachelor's degree in Music Theory 

The fantastic staff at Stepping Stones. I have been coming in and doing music and movement since the very beginning of Stepping Stones in the 1980's. The traditions and culture has stayed the same and the kids are just wonderful!

Miss bobbie
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