Staff

Director/Teacher

Dianne L. Urruty has a current Wyoming teaching certificate for grades K-8 with a minor in music. She taught Kindergarten for 5 years in the Johnson County school district. Dianne founded the Learning Tree in 1981. She has maintained a child care license with the State Department of Family Services since that time while operating the Learning Tree School.

Lead Teachers

Raei Stone has a current Wyoming teaching certificate and a current childcare license with the state Department of Family Services. Raei taught Math Recovery in the Sheridan, WY School District and has taught at the Learning Tree School since 2004.

Lori E. Johnson has a current Wyoming teaching certificate for grades K-8 with a concentration in Early Childhood as well as a current childcare license with the state Department of Family Services. Before Lori started teaching Pre-kdg/Kindergarten at Learning Tree School in 2006, she taught preschool in Davenport, Iowa.

Ashlee L. Seidel has a current Wyoming teaching certificate with the State Department of Education for grades K-8. Ashlee also maintains a current childcare license with the State Department of Family Services.

Teachers

Tracey Ostheimer has an Associate of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education along with a Bachelor and Masters’ Degree in Biology. Tracey has a current childcare license with the Department of Family Services and a current substitute permit for the state of Wyoming. She has worked at Learning Tree for 3 years.

Beverly C. Boden has a current Wyoming teaching certificate for secondary education in addition to a second Bachelors’ degree in pre-veterinary science and a Masters’ in Biology. She currently teaches a couple of classes at Buffalo High School.

Classroom Assistants

All classroom para-professionals maintain current state childcare certifications.