Archives: Staff

Staff Description

  • Brooke Conrad, Teacher

  • Tamara Villegas, Teacher

    Ms. Tam joined the CGL faculty in January 2023. Tam is an Edwards, Colorado native and attends Colorado Mountain College. She holds two associate’s degrees in social work and psychology and is working on her bachelor’s degree in Addiction. Additionally, Ms. Tam is presently enrolled in Early Childhood coursework at…

  • Diane Coggin, Teacher

  • Desirea Chambers, Teacher

    Ms. Desi joined the CGL team in March 2023. Desirea is a Flint, Michigan native. She attended Mott Community College before traveling and working throughout the US. She landed in Eagle county in 2014 and has worked for Vail Resorts and Vail Sitters ever since. She is currently enrolled in…

  • Brendan Kerr, Teacher

    Mr. Brendan joined the CGL faculty in May 2022. Brendan is a California native and holds a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Education from the University of Arizona. Prior to joining CGL Brendan has served as a ski instructor out of Lionshead Ski School and is a ski school supervisor out…

  • Hannah Bryker, Teacher

    Mx. Hannah joined the CGL faculty in November 2020. Hannah is a Washington, Pennsylvania native and holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Edinboro University. Additionally Hannah attended Colorado Mountain College and holds Early Childhood Lead Teacher Qualifications through the CDHS Office of Early Childhood. Hannah comes from a long…

  • Brenda Garces, Teacher

    Ms. Brenda is joining the CGL faculty this year after a relocation from Phoenix, Arizona. Brenda is a Nogales, Mexico native and holds a degree in Psychopedagogy from Durango Santander University in Nogales, Senora Mexico. Brenda has served as an instructor for children receiving their First Communions and has spent…

  • Kaitlin Emig, Teacher

    Ms. Kaitlin joined the CGL faculty in November 2022. Kaitlin is a Manhattan Kansas native and holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Kaitlin has worked as an outdoor educator for over 10 years with various organizations such as NOLS and forest/wilderness schools throughout…

  • Jess Blumenfeld, Teacher

    Ms. Jess joined the CGL faculty in August 2021. Jess is a Chicago native and attended Colorado Mountain College where she earned her Early Childhood Lead Teacher Certificate and went on to become Early Childhood Director Qualified through CDHS Office of Early Childhood. Jess taught preschool for 8 years at…

  • Vernice Garcia, Teacher

    Ms.Vernice joined the CGL faculty in September 2022. Vernice is an Eagle County local and a graduate of Battle Mountain High School and currently attends Colorado Mountain College part time. Prior to her time at CGL Vernice worked in hospitality greeting the guests of Vail at the Tivoli Lodge. She…