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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Gracie Brown

Parent Educator | Program Support Specialist

Gracie Brown is a Parent Educator for Laramie County. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming in Human Development and Family Sciences with a concentration in Early Childhood. Gracie has called Wyoming home for over 20 years and believes it to be the greatest state! She believes that every child and family is capable of success. Her passion is supporting parents in their realization of their potential through strengthening relationships with their children, while they also become mindful of their role in their child’s developing brain.

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Catherine Orban

Parent Educator

Catherine Orban is a parent educator for Laramie County. Catherine has a bachelor’s Degree from Chadron State in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis on nutrition and wellness. Prior to working for Parents as Teachers, Catherine worked as an education and training technician at the FE Warren Air Force Base Child Development Center. Catherine’s favorite part of being a parent educator is having the opportunity to support children and parents in discovering and growing their strengths. She believes that all families are capable of achieving success no matter the circumstances.

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Heather Adams 

Parent Educator

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.