Our Staff

Jaime White

Executive Director

As founder and owner of DIS, Jaime's education experience includes six years as the director of a Spanish immersion preschool and more than 10 years as a full-time daycare and preschool center director.

A parent of two bilingual speaking children, Jaime knows the value in children learning a second language early in their schooling. In addition, Jaime created DIS with the knowledge that a strong preschool foundation is essential for preparing children for elementary school and beyond.

Jaime has a Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science with a minor in Elementary Education. She also has her provisional teaching license through the State of Colorado.

Lillian Gomez

Our curriculum co-creator, Lillian, brings a wealth of bilingual education experience to the DIS family.

Lillian has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Bilingual Education & Reading. She earned her Master's Degree in Elementary Education.

Having served nearly a decade as a Director of Multilingual Education for Alamosa Public Schools in Southern Colorado, Lillian is now the Executive Director of Title V Initiatives Grants Office at Adams State University, focused on enhancing higher education opportunities for Latino students. In addition, Lillian is the Grant Director for Improving Teacher Quality for the Colorado Commission for Higher Education.

 

Amanda "Gaby" Davis

Preschool 1

Originally from Lima Peru, Gaby became a U.S. citizen many years ago.

A native Spanish speaker, Gaby is our Preschool 1 Spanish Teacher. In addition to studying Psychology at the Ricardo Palma University in Lima, Peru, Gaby studied Early Childhood Development at the Community College of Aurora.

Outside of DIS, Gaby is a mother of two sons, one in college and one in high school. Gaby is excited to help educate your child!

 

Mery Mori

Preschool 2

Mery is our Lead Preschool 2 Teacher. She began with DIS as a teaching assistant. She studied education in Lima-Peru at the San Marcos National University and earned her Master’s degree in Education Psychology.

She is very enthusiastic about teaching DIS students and providing them with positive experiences while helping them through the learning process.

Born and raised in Huanuco-Peru, Mery is a native Spanish speaker and has been a legal U.S. resident since February 2017.

Outside of the DIS community, Mery enjoys spending time with her two sons, Kenneth, age 18, and Kevin, age 11. Mery can be found transporting Kevin to basketball and Taekwondo.

 

Maribel Torres

Preschool 3

Originally from Jerez, Zacatecas Mexico, and a native Spanish speaker, Maribel is in her fifth year as our full-time Lead Preschool 3 teacher.

Previously she was a teacher assistant at Venture for Success.  

Maribel has earned her degree in Early Childhood Development from the Community College of Denver.

 
In her free time, Maribel enjoys spending time with her daughter. She is excited to be able to teach children in a fun and engaging environment that prepares children for the future!

 

 

 

 

Yamileth Morales

Preschool 3

Our Lead Preschool 3 Teacher is Yamileth Morales. With a background in child care, she is furthering her education in Early Childhood Education at Community College of Denver. 

Originally from Cali, Colombia, Yamileth is a native Spanish speaker and has been in the U.S. since 1999. She considers New York her home state but has lived in Colorado since 2005.

When Yamileth is not teaching at DIS, she enjoys spending time creating arts and craft activities. She also loves interior design and paddleboarding with her family. She and her husband have a son in college, a daughter in high school and a son in middle school plus a family dog, Junior. 

Yamileth is excited to be a part of the DIS community and she appreciates the fun and engaging environment.