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Get to Know our Staff in Laramie County

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Josie Brittain

Program Supervisor

Josie Brittain manages Albany, Laramie and Sweetwater counties as the Program Supervisor for Parents as Teachers. She was born and raised in Wyoming, and has resided in Cheyenne for the past eight years. She has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wyoming in Family and Consumer Sciences, with a focus on Professional Child Development. Josie has a strong passion for the Parents as Teachers program and the empowerment it brings to the families we serve.

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Ellie Gardner

Family Support Specialist | Program Support Specialist

Ellie was raised in Wyoming and graduated from the University of Wyoming with aBusiness Management degree. She was fortunate to have the opportunity to have ayear long internship at Disneyworld. Ellie has worked in many different roles in EarlyChildhood for the last 10 years. Her passion is helping parents see their potential inbuilding strong relationships and guiding their children. In her free time, she supportsthe community by serving on the board for Community Action of Laramie County, andspending time with her dogs.

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Amber Mignosa

Family Support Specialist

Amber supports families in Laramie County, Wyoming as a Family Support Specialist.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration with an emphasis on social services.  Amber was fortunate to be a stay at home mom to her two wonderful children while traveling overseas.  She has always enjoyed supporting and working with a diverse population.  She takes great pleasure engaging with her community while learning cultural differences and empowering those around her. In her free time Amber enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, camping, and volunteering. 

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Heather Adams 

Family Support Specialist

Heather has a Bachelor of Science in Child Development from Florida State University, with post-graduate emphases in Infancy and Parenting.  Heather enjoys working with diverse populations. Heather particularly enjoys helping parents recognize their strengths, helping them build on them, helping them understand their child's developmental changes, and how everything they do together has an impact on their relationship and their child's development.

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