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Teaching Tree Early Childhood Learning Center

Our 300+ waitlist is the largest ever! To respond to Larimer County's critical need for more affordable, quality child care, Teaching Tree is expanding to accommodate 114 MORE children. We are 76% of the way to meeting our $2.1-million capital campaign goal. Please help us reach our goal.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
8
Full Time Staff:
31
Contract Staff:
3
Volunteers Annually:
155
Retention Rate:
62%

Brittany Kanzler, Program Director
Start Date: 2019

Early Childhood Director Certification
14 years of experience, all with Teaching Tree (began in July 2005). Promoted to Program Director in July 2019.

Delanie Stevens, Assistant Program Director
Start Date: 2017

B.A. in Communication Studies / Minor: Family Studies
M. A. in Leisure, Youth and Human Services
7 years of early childhood experience
1 year experience with Teaching Tree (started in March 2017)

Tara Streeb, Resource Development Director
Start Date: 2005

B.S. in Psychology
17 years experience in early childhood (began in 2001)
13 years with Teaching Tree (began in 2005)

Anne Lance, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2000

B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies
(emphasis in Early Childhood)
23 years of experience (began in 1995)
18 years with Teaching Tree (began in Nov. 2000)

Jennifer VanCleave, Program Director
Start Date: 2001

B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies
(emphasis in Early Childhood)
Director Certification
21 years of experience (began in 1997)
17 years with Teaching Tree (began in April 2001)

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
6
Term Length:
3
Term Limit:
2
Total # of Board Members:
10
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
4

Board Demographics:

Female:
5
Male:
7
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
12
Hispanic or Latino:
0
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

4

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

65%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

80%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

Committees

Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Executive
Finance

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