Poudre Learning Center Staff
Poudre Learning Center Staff
Executive DirectorJared Mazurek is the Director of the Poudre Learning Center. Jared has served as the Director of Education at a number of Colorado nonprofits, serves as the Chair of the Colorado Environmental Education Leadership Council in NE Colorado, and was an adjunct professor of Education at Colorado College. Jared is passionate about making environmental education accessible and relevant for every student within the community.Jared completed his Master's in Teaching degree at Colorado College and received Undergraduate degrees in Environmental Science, Geography, and Spanish from the University of Denver. He and his wife, Ally, have a young son named Henry (Hank) and lots of furry companions.Please contact Jared with any questions regarding programming, sponsorships, or other opportunities for engagement.
Ambrette Gilkey was born and raised in Greeley, where she attended the University Laboratory School K-12 and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with her Visual Arts Degree. She returned to UNC to earn her teaching degree in Art and enjoys creating art, inspired by nature. Her first visit to the PLC was in 1996 with her high school class with Mr. Tschillard (former PLC Director) and since then, she has seen the PLC develop into the wonder that it is. Ambrette now works at the PLC with students during field experiences, summer camps and the monthly F.I.S.H. event. She loves creating and inspiring students as the InSTEAM Outreach Coordinator.
Jackie Jeambey is originally from the Chicago area. She received her Bachelors degree in Biology and Science Education from Miami University in Ohio. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in STEM Education. Jackie loves sharing the wonders of the outdoors with children of all ages, and spending time with her dog, Tater. Please contact Jackie to discuss K-12 education program opportunities.
Jeremiah Sewald manages and maintains all the facilities and grounds on the PLC property. He takes pride in making sure that everything runs smoothly. Please contact Jeremiah if you have facility or grounds questions.
Caring For Our Watersheds
Ivonne Morales was born and raised in Greeley and graduated with degrees in Environmental Studies and Sociology from CU Boulder in 2017. She first got involved with the PLC as a student in high school through the Field Experiences and Caring for Our Watersheds programs. When Ivonne won 2nd place in the Caring for Our Watersheds contest she was inspired to go into local environmental work. Ivonne started at the PLC as an intern in 2017 and now helps run the Well Watch and Caring for Our Watershed programs. She also assists with secondary school field experiences. Please contact Ivonne to discuss these program opportunities.