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Below you will find information for each of our staff members alphabetized by first name including names, titles, contact information, and responses to the question: “Why do you love your job?” Click on the staff members name in bold above their title to be linked to their email address. 

  • Assessment Associate
    “I love the variety of programs I get to visit, and all the great people I meet. It is an inspiration to observe high-quality programs. I also love the people I am lucky enough to work with.”

  • Assessment Associate
    “As an assessor, I am privileged to observe and experience the world of little people, and make a difference in early childhood programs by conducting quality assessments one program at a time. I also love and enjoy the people I work with-they are such great teammates."

  • Data Associate
    “I love being part of an organization that impacts the quality of early childhood education across the state of Colorado!”

  • Assessment Associate
    “I love helping to ensure that children get the best start to their education by learning in a high-quality classroom environment. I enjoy working with teachers and directors in all types of programs across the state and highlighting the amazing work they do for Colorado’s youngest generation of learners!”

  • Manager (Data & Scheduling focus), Quality Assessment Services
    “I love my job because I get to talk to early childhood professionals all across the state and support them through their rating. There are always new challenges that require creative solutions, which helps me expand my knowledge base.”

  • Manger (Fee-for-Service & Colorado Shines focus), Quality Assessment Services
    “I love my role because I help early childhood professionals improve quality for our youngest populations.”

  • Assessment Associate
    “I love my job because of this outstanding team, who are so incredibly positive, supportive, and passionate about impacting early childhood throughout the state.”

  • Manger (Colorado Shines focus), Quality Assessment Services
    “I love my job because I work with like-minded professionals that are passionate about improving the quality of Early Childhood Education across our state. We all understand how important it is that all children have equal access to high quality Early Childhood Education. By working for Clayton Early Learning we can stay the course and spread the message to the point that the big dream becomes a reality. Wouldn’t that be grand?”

  • Director, Quality Assessment Services
    “I love my job because of the great work we are doing to support quality improvement in the environments where young children begin their journey in education. Learning starts at birth and is crucial as the brain develops in these first years of life. I feel our work directly impacts the quality education children receive in our state.”

  • Assessment Associate
    “I love my role because I get to see and highlight the amazing things preschool teachers are doing to prepare our future generations.”

  • Assessment Associate
    “Why do I love my job? Having the ability to help programs achieve better quality as well as the team of people I work with.”

  • Data Associate
    “I enjoy reviewing and analyzing all the Colorado Shines evidence that each program submits to be a quality program and all the super talented individuals that make up the QAS team.”

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