Meet Our Team

Our Staff

Our teaching staff members are all highly trained and carefully selected to provide our children with the highest quality early childhood education and care.

Haylee Potter


Alyssa Homer

Preschool Teacher

Herb Coffman 

Maintenance Manager

Jennifer Houtelling

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Sadie McKinney


Stephanie Ponso

Nutrition Specialist

Jessica Tunturi

Teacher Aide

Lucy Coleman

Preschool Teacher Aide

Misty Dickson 

Teacher Aide

Toni Tyler

Teacher Aide

Trinity Smith

Teacher Aide

Sarah Kirby-McNie 

Finance Manager 

Our On-Site Specialists

Ashley Northam

MS CCC Speech & Language Pathologist

Bonnie Kraxberger 

Head Start Program Manager

Deanna Campbell

Gilliam County Librarian

Kalie Rolfe

EL Specialist / Speech & Language Pathologist

Professional Development & Team Building

At Condon Early Learning Center, we know that true educators are always learning, and that everything works best when we work as a team.  Therefore, we prioritize regular, high quality professional development and team building experiences so that, together, we can deliver the highest quality education to our children.

2022 Professional Development Day

Early Childhood Education & Behavioral Health Fall Summit with keynote speaker Justine Froelker, MEd, LPC, CDWF, CDTLF featuring her Dare to Lead workshops, based on the research of Brene Brown, Ph.D.

Wild Horse Casino in Pendleton, OR 

Children Bring Communities Together Conference - March 2022

Organized by Umatilla Morrow Head Start

2021 Staff Appreciation Holiday Party!

Summer 2021 

STEM Training

Team Coffee Day

Our Board

Condon Early Learning Center is is overseen by a Board of volunteers. We are so grateful to these individuals who give their time and talents to improve the lives of children and families in our community. 

Cari Wade

Board Chair

Pat Reilley

Vice Chair

Molly Routson


Samantha Lane


Donna McIntosh 


Jane Cadousteau 


Jessica Schaudt