Find a Certified Pyramid Plus Approach Trainer or Coach

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Gail Bamby-Mendes Denver Early Childhood Council Consultant Denver Yes No

Gail Bambty Mendes, Jadelisie@yahoo.com:  Early Childhood Consultant: Available in the Denver Metro Area of Colorado to facilitate the pyramid plus approach coach in infant, toddlers and preschool classroom; through the Denver Early Childhood Council.

Kathy Banhagel Sargent Early Learning South Central Yes No

Colorado to facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training and Positive Solutions for Families trainings.

Karen Banovich CPCD South Central Yes No

Karen Banovich, kareelouee@icloud.com. Pyramid Plus Certified Coach and CDE Coaching Credential. Specializes in supporting staff, children, and families by providing individualized, culturally sensitive, and data driven consultation. The consultation is designed to promote the social-emotional and behavior development and competence of pre-school aged children.

Mandy Bellerdine Alliance For Kids South Central Yes No

Professional Development Specialist and member of the community implementation team at Alliance for Kids (El Paso County Early Childhood Council), EQIT Instructor and Coach, Adjust Early Childhood Education Instructor Pikes Peak Community College; Available to coach early childhood classrooms working towards Pyramid Plus Approach implementation and fidelity in South Central Colorado; participate in local and regional implementation and leadership teams.  Extensive knowledge in Early Intervention (Part C) and Professional Development in Early Childhood.

Teri Bierman Family Flex Denver Yes No

Early Childhood Preschool Trainer.  Available in the Denver Metro area of Colorado to: facilitate the Positive Solutions for Families Training; coach in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms; facilitate program and community leadership teams.

Katherine Bucca Bal Swan Children’s Center Northwest, Front Range, Denver No Yes

Toddler and Preschool teacher in an Inclusive Environment, available in the front Range, Denver, and some other areas of the Northwest regions of Colorado to: facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training, facilitate program and community leadership teams.

Tanya Campbell Southern Ute Montessori Northwest, South Central, Southwest Yes No

Mental Health Consultant, Play Therapist, and Theraplay Therapist.  Available in the North and Southwest Regions of Colorado to facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training; has presented overviews in the states of Washington and New Mexico.   

Melisa Caron Early Connections LC South Central Yes Yes

Melissa Caron, LCSW, melissalcaron@gmail.com; Behavioral Health Specialist. Available in the South Central and Southeast regions of Colorado to: facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training and coach the Pyramid Plus Approach in infant, toddler and preschool classrooms.

Chelsea Chamberlain The Acorn School Front Range, Denver Yes No

Available in Boulder County and Denver to provide coaching to teachers and other ECE staff.  As the assistant director for my school I work closely with each teacher and family.  Building strong relationships is something I pride myself on.  If you are looking for a coach to support children ages zero to three in particular I am the one for you!

Veronica Cisneros Sargent EL Center South Central Yes No

Veronica Cisneros, muddypal@yahoo.com; Quality Improvement Coach. Available in the South Central Region of Colorado for Pyramid Plus Coaching.

Cheryl Collins CPSD South Central Yes No

I am a mental health professional serving as a Behavioral Health Consultant for CPCD. Available to coach Pyramid Plus Approach in El Paso county and neighboring communities.

Anne Conklin Mile High Montessori Front Range, Denver, Northeast, South Central No Yes

Anne Conklin, kamkconkin@aol.com; Certified Pyramid Plus Approach and Positive Solutions for Families trainer and Early Childhood program consultant. Available in Front Range, Denver, Northeast, Southeast, and South Central areas of Colorado.

Sandra Contreras Ability Connections Denver Yes No

Certified Pyramid Plus Coach, available in Greater Denver Area to coach in preschool classrooms including environment support and relationships.  

Susana Cruz Jeffco Public Schools Northwest, Denver No Yes

Susana Cruz AAS, susysangelazul@hotmail.com. Bi-Lingual early childhood teacher, primary job as Preschool Director at Molholm Preschool in Jefferson County Public Schools. Available in all regions offering flexible days and times to: facilitate Positive Solutions for Families in Spanish. Experienced trainer and coach for EQIT (Expanding Quality for Infants and Toddlers) for DECC (Denver Early Childhood Council).

Stephanie Enoch CPCD Northwest Yes No

Stephanie Enoch earned her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She is a Certified Pyramid Plus Coach, T-POT Reliability Certified and has a Certificate in PTR-YC. Working with children has always been her passion and her profession for over 15 years. Stephanie is availible to coach infant, toddler and preschool classrooms working on implementing the Pyramid Plus approach. She works as coach for CPCD (Head Start) in Colorado Springs.

Mary Estrada Privat Consultant Northwest, Front Range, Denver, Northeast, South Central, Southeast, Southwest Yes No

MSW. Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant.  Available throughout Colorado to coach in preschool classrooms.

Jillian Faux Mental Health Center of Denver Denver Yes No

LCSW, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant providing services to the Denver regions of Colorado.  Available to consult with teaching staff regarding the social and emotional development of children, facilitate trainings, and coach infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.

Dora Fernandez Perez The Resource Exchange Denver, South Central, Southeast Yes No

Dora Fernandez is a Certified Pyramid Plus Coach, T-POT Reliability Certified and has a Certificate in PTR-YC. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish. Dora is a native of Puerto Rico and speaks Spanish fluently. She began working with infants and toddlers six years ago. In 2012 she received her Master’s in Educational Leadership. Her love of teaching lead her to learn about Pyramid Plus. Currently she is a member of the Pyramid Plus Leadership Team in Colorado Springs, she is a Developmental Interventionist for The Resource Exchange where she provides in home therapy services for children (0-3) with developmental delays and/or disabilities and she coaches four teachers in the daycare. Dora is passionate about working with children, teachers and families.

Christine Fielder Grand Beginnings Northwest, Front Range No Yes

Certified Pyramid Plus Trainer.  Available in Northwest Region, Grand County and Front Range to train the Pyramid Plus Approach, facilitate program and community leadership/implementation teams.

Sara Flansburg Fisher Early Learning Center Denver No Yes

Master Teacher, Fisher Early Learning Center at the University of Denver.  Available in the Denver metropolitan area for Pyramid Plus Training.  

Amberly Gallagher CPCD/MS & Tapestry Family Counseling South Central, Southeast Yes No

Amberly Gallagher, Ms/MFTc, tapestrycounseling@comcast.net; Marriage and Family Therapist and Early Childhood Behavioral Health Consultant. Available in Southern Colorado to: facilitate Positive Solutions for Families training and certified to coach in Pyramid Plus in preschool classrooms and childcare facilities.

Dee Gilmore Bal Swan Children's Center Front Range, Denver Yes No

Early Childhood Teacher. Available in the Denver and Front Range regions of Colorado to coach in toddler and preschool classrooms.

Lisa Head Ability Connections Front Range, Denver Yes Yes

School Readiness Coach.  Available in Denver and Front Range areas to facilitate and train the 18 sessions of the Pyramid Plus Approach.  May be able to travel to cities in other regions, please contact for more information.

Sonja Hecker Mercy Employee Child Care Center Early Childhood of La Plata Co Northwest No Yes

Infant and toddler teacher at Mercy Employee child Care, Durango, CO. Sonja brings passion to her trainings with an emphasis on relationships. She is available in the Southwest, South Central and Northwest regions of Colorado to train teachers, directors and early childhood professionals in the Pyramid Plus Approach.. 

Chris Henager Fremont County Head Start South Central, Southeast No Yes

Education and Mental Health Manager, Fremont County Head Start. Available in the South Central and South East regions of Colorado to facilitate Pyramid Plus Approach Training, facilitate program data collections training; assist program leadership teams.

Mara Hsu ECC of SLV South Central Yes No

Mara Hsu, ehseducation@eccslv.org, EHS Manager, ECC SLV. Available in South Central region to coach teachers in the Pyramid Plus Approach. Classrooms include infant, toddler, and preschool. Also available to provide support for program-wide Leadership Teams.

Kelly Hurtado Independent Contractor South Central Yes No

Khurtado78@gmail.com; Early Childhood Coach. Availiable in El Paso County to provide Pyramid Plus Coaching in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms; conduct TPOT and TIPITOS observations and feedback sessions.

Eva Jankovsky Kids First, Colorado Mountain College Northwest Yes Yes
Eva Jankovsky, Kids First Coach, Adjunct Faculty at Colorado Mountain College, Aspen.  Available in the Northwest region of CO to coach infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms using the Pyramid Plus Model.  Can help facilitate program and community leadership teams as well as parent trainings.  
Erin Johnson Warren Village Learning Center Denver Yes No

Training and Program Support Manager at Warren Village Learning Center. Available to coach in infant, toddler, preschool, and pre-kindergarten classrooms in the Denver area. Extensive experience with 0-3, social-emotional development and friendship-building skills, trauma-informed care and considerations, and multicultural competence.

Susan Kay Denver Early Childhood Council Northwest, Front Range, Denver, Northeast, South Central, Southeast, Southwest Yes Yes

Social Emotional Early Development (SEED) Coach and Evaluation Specialist at the Denver Early Childhood Council. Susan is a seasoned trainer and workshop facilitator who brings lots of energy and engagement to her trainings. She is available to offer the Pyramid Plus Approach training throughout the state. 

Tricia Kelly-Lynch Colorado Associated of Family Child Care Front Range, Denver, South Central No Yes

Professional Consultant, Certified Early Childhood Trainer, President of the Colorado Association of Family Child Care, member of the Governor’s Licensing Advisory Committee.  Available to facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training in the Front Range, Denver and the South Central areas of Colorado.tricia@kellyn.com;%20pyramidplus@ucdenver.edu

Sobia Khan Bright Beginnings Learning Denver No Yes
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Virginia Kile Early Childhood Specialist Northwest, Southwest Yes Yes

MA, Early Childhood Specialist.  Available to coach in toddler and preschool classrooms and provide trainings on individual Pyramid Plus Approach sessions in Southwest and Northwest Colorado.  Areas of expertise include early childhood development, cognitive role play, language development, social emotional competency in young children, and challenging behavior.  

Diane Kirkwood Bal Swan Children's Center Denver Yes No

Occupational Therapist at Bal Swan Children’s Center.  Available in the Denver Metro Area/Boulder Area of Colorado to coach in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.  

Susan Koval South Central Yes No

I am a seasoned professional in the field of early childhood education, with a bachelor’s degree in ECE and over 21 years’ experience. I currently hold a position as an early childhood coach with Community Partnership for Child Development, and am available to coach both Head Start and Early Head Start in the Pyramid Plus Approach.

Chris Leaming The Resource Exchange South Central No Yes

ESCE, MA; Pyramid Plus Certified Trainer.  Available to facilitate Pyramid Plus Approach training sessions in the South Central region of Colorado; may be willing to train in other regions as well.  

Kelsey Leva Alliance for Kids Denver No Yes

Pyramid Plus Approach Community Implementation Specialist at the El Paso County Early Childhood Council and Certified Pyramid Plus Trainer. Available in the South Central,and Denver region of Colorado to facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach Training and Positive Solutions for Families Parent Trainings. Also available to facilitate program and community leadership teams. Area of expertise includes systems building and community-wide efforts to implement Pyramid Plus Approach.

Tammy Licano Denver, South Central, Southeast No Yes

Tammy Licano, licanotammy@gmail.com; Certified Pyramid Plus Approach trainer.  20 yrs. experience working with children 6wks.-8yrs.  Available to facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training in the Southeast, South Central and Denver regions.

Lacey Mailman Early Childhood Options Northwest, Front Range, Denver No Yes

Lacey Mailman, lacey@earlychildhoodoptions.org; Community and Family Support Specialist. Available in the Northwest, Denver and Front Range regions of Colorado to: facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training; facilitate Positive Solutions; facilitate program and community leadership teams.

Marcia Mangan Gingerbread House South Central No Yes

Marcia Mangan, marciamangan@gmail.com; Sargent Early Learning Center Director. Available in the South Central and Southeast regions of Colorado to: facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach trainings.

Lorinda H Martinez Early Childhood and Education Southwest Yes No

BA, Elementary Education; MA, Curriculum Instruction with an Emphasis in Reading.  Early Childhood and Education Consultant. Available in the Southwest region of Colorado. Qualified to coach the Pyramid Plus Approach in infant, toddler and preschool environments.  Has also worked as a Math Coach in New Mexico; is Familiar with Saxon Math, NWEA Data, Data Analysis of Standards Based Assessments, and AIMSweb.

Amy Martinez Bal Swan Children's Center Northwest, Front Range, Denver, Northeast, South Central No Yes

Preschool teacher at Bal Swan Children's Center, Broomfield, CO.  Available to facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training in the Northwest, Northeast, Front Range, Denver, and Southeast regions.  

 

Kiki McGough Catholic Charities Front Range, Denver, South Central No Yes

Mental Health and Disabilities Coordinator.  Available in the Denver Metro, Front Range and South Central Region, to facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training.

Sara McVaugh Community Connections Early Intervention Program, Early Childhood Council of La Plata County Southwest Yes No

Pediatric Occupational Therapist and Community Consultant/Trainer. Works with Community Connections Early Intervention Program and the Early Childhood Council of La Plata County. Available in the Southwest region of Colorado to coach the Pyramid Plus Approach in infant, toddler, and preschool settings, including Early Intervention providers and families.

Kelly Miller Play Therapy i.n.c. Denver Yes Yes

Play Therapist, Mental Health Consultant available in Denver and surrounding areas to Facilitate Pyramid Plus Approach Training; coach infant, toddler and preschool classrooms; and provide play therapy, individual therapy, family therapy and parent support and education.

Carie Mitchell Gunnison Watershed School District Southwest Yes Yes

Carie Mitchell is a Pyramid Plus Coach and Trainer available in southwest regions of Colorado for facilitation of pyramid Plus Approach trainings, coaching in birth through five social emotional development and environmental design.

Rochelle Nadeau Mile High Montessori Front Range No Yes

Rochelle Nadeau, rose.199@hotmail.com; Educational Coach. Available in Front Range and Denver to facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach. Approved Trainer for the state of Colorado.

Christine O'Brien Clayton Early Learning Denver Yes No

MA, Professional Development Coach at Clayton Early Learning.  Available in the Denver region to coach in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms using the Pyramid Plus Approach. Certified to facilitate Positive Solutions for Families training.

Corinne O'Hara All Smiles FCC Northwest Yes No

Corinne O’Hara, Cohara81@gmail.com; Early Childhood Coach. Available in Summit County of Colorado to: coach in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.

Diana Oehler Ability Connections Front Range Yes No

Diana Oehler, doehler@abilityconnectioncolorado.org; School Readiness Coach. Available in the Denver and Front Range areas to coach Pyramid Plus strategies in preschool classrooms.

Heather Oliver Riverhouse Childrens Center Southwest Yes No

Available to: Coach in the Southwest regions of Colorado in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms; work closely with the LaPlata Early Childhood Council as well as the La Plata Community Implementation Site. 

Katharine Orr Early Childhood Options Northwest No Yes

MA and LPC, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant and Certified Pyramid Plus Trainer.  Available to offer trainings in Summit County and surrounding area.

Janis Pottorff Family Connects Front Range, Denver, Northeast No Yes

MSW, IMH-E III, Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist.  Available in the Northeast, Front Range and Denver regions of Colorado to: facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach Training, facilitate planning for ECMH consultation in centers and home settings, facilitate program and community leadership teams, and promoting family engagement.

Susan Rider Little Friends Learning Center Denver No Yes

Early Childhood Consultant and Board Member of the Denver Early Childhood Council.  Available in the Denver Metro area of Colorado to: facilitate Pyramid Plus Approach training; coach infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms; and facilitate program leadership teams.  

Lisa Sadar Early Childhood Council of Larimer County Northwest, Front Range, Denver, Northeast, South Central, Southeast, Southwest No Yes

Available across Colorado to facilitate Pyramid Plus Approach training and support/facilitate program and community leadership teams.  Time, not geography, will determine availability.

Kara Schneit Independent Trainer Denver No Yes

MA, Speech Language Pathologist.  Available to train the Pyramid Plus Approach in the Denver metro area.  

Frances M Scott Community Partnership for Child Development Northeast, South Central Yes No

MA, Mental/Behavioral Health Consultant; available to coach teachers in preschool classrooms in the South Central and North East regions.  May also consider coaching in the South East or Western Slope of Colorado.  Areas of expertise include service to Armed Force Families, previously a school counselor, and CASA staff member.  

Mary Smith The Resource Exchange Denver, South Central Yes No

MA ED with 40 years of experience working in education as an Elementary school teacher (K-5) and Language Specialist, specifically Pre School through 8th grade.  Currently a Developmental Interventionist in Part C Early Intervention with The Resource Exchange in Colorado Springs, CO.  Available in Colorado Springs and Metro Denver to coach the Pyramid Plus Approach.

Jessica Smolleck Grand Beginnings Northwest, Front Range, Denver Yes Yes

Jessica Smolleck is the School Readiness Parent Engagement Program Coordinator for Grand Beginnings in Grand County. Jessica has over 12 years’ experience in education with dual degrees in Elementary and Special Education from Clarion University in Pennsylvania. She has worked in an early education center as a lead toddler teacher for five years. For the last five years she has worked for the Early Childhood Council as a CCR&R (Child Care Resource and Referral Specialist). Her interest in supporting children who have challenging behavior was tested as the need for training in trauma came as an adopted mother of two children from the state foster care system. Jessica became a certified coach in 2014 and a certified trainer in 2016 for Pyramid Plus Approach. Jessica recently graduated from the 2015 Family Leadership Institute Cadre, provides technical assistance to early childhood providers as a QRIS navigator (Quality Rating Improvement Systems), certified ERS rater Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale), and ASQ (Ages and Stages Questionaire-3 and Social Emotional) trainer and is the director of Ready! for Kindergarten Parenting program that focuses on three main learning areas including social emotional.  

Robin Snyder Norwood Public Schools Southwest No Yes

Certified Trainer available in the Southwest Region of Colorado to facilitate or co-train the Pyramid Plus Approach training.

Kristen Sposato Early Childhood Options Northwest, South Central Yes No

Early Childhood Coach and Consultant. Available in the Northwest and South Central Regions of Colorado for Pyramid Plus Coaching.

Jeanne Teske Creative Options Denver Yes No

Mental Health Coach available in Denver Metro area for general Pyramid Plus coaching, specifically in the area of individualized services for children with behavior challenges.

Geneva Torr Gingerbread House South Central, Southeast No Yes

Geneva Torr, gtorr@gojade.org or gltorr@adams.edu; Pyramid Plus Approach Certified Trainer; Trainer of Trainers - Positive Solutions for Families. Available in the South Central and Southeast.

Jennifer Werner With Ease, LLC Northwest, Front Range, Denver, Northeast, South Central, Southeast, Southwest Yes Yes

Early Childhood Specialist. Available in the Front Range including Boulder, Adams, Denver, Broomfield and Weld Counties to: Provide Pyramid Plus Approach training and coaching in infant, toddler and preschool classrooms as well as in the home. Consult teams on Positive Behavior Support plans. Provide TPOT and TIPITOS and facilitate program implementation of inclusion and Pyramid Plus Approach.

Janine Westlund Sewall Front Range No Yes

Janine Westlund, jwestlund@sewallchild.org; Early Childhood consultant and special educator. Available in the Denver and Front Range regions of Colorado to: facilitate the Pyramid Plus Approach training; and facilitate program and community leadership teams.

Mia Wilson Early Childhood Consultant Northwest Yes No

MA, LPC, Early Childhood Consultant and Child & Family Therapist.  Available to provide Pyramid Plus coaching to infant, toddler and preschool teachers in Pitkin County.  

Jean Zuendel The Resource Exchange South Central, Southeast Yes No

Developmental Interventionist.  Available to Coach the Pyramid Plus Approach in the South Central and Southeast regions of Colorado.