Our Team

As a team, we have collective experience in early learning, health and safety, and family support including leadership, practice, policy, and research. Each day, we work to influence and support meaningful change in the lives of early childhood and health professionals, families, and children.

Taran Schneider, MA

Taran Schneider, MA

Executive Director

Jason Gold

Jason Gold

Associate Director

Jennifer Stucklen

Jennifer Stucklen

Program Coordinator

Becky Edwards, MA Ed.

Becky Edwards, MA Ed.

Early Childhood Specialist

Sierra Hansen, MA, IMH-E®

Sierra Hansen, MA, IMH-E®

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Specialist

Theresa Rapstine, MS, RN

Theresa Rapstine, MS, RN

Child Care Health Consultation Coordinator

Robin Levy, MA

Robin Levy, MA

Pyramid Coordinator

Board of Directors

Adella Arredondo, MA, Secretary
Denver Public Schools

Sarah Davidon, Ed. D.
Georgetown University

Kelly Etter, PhD
The Policy Equity Group

Tim Garcia, MA
Early Learning Ventures

Tami Havener, Treasurer
Family Development Center

Rebecca Vlasin, MS Ed.D., Chair
University of Colorado Denver, School of Education and Human Development

Emily Wengrovius, MS
Colorado Department of Early Childhood

Robert Stegall, BA FPC CPP
Wells Fargo Bank