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!

 

Maribel Torres

Preschool 2

Originally from Jerez, Zacatecas Mexico, and a native Spanish speaker, Maribel is in her fifth year as our full-time Lead Preschool 2 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!

 

Blanca Aybar

Preschool 3

Blanca is our Preschool 3 Spanish Teacher. Originally from Lima, Peru, Blanca is a native Spanish speaker and has been a U.S. citizen since 2010. 

Blanca earned a Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing Obstetrics from the San Martin de Porres University in Lima, Peru. In addition, Blanca has studied Early Childhood Development.

When Blanca is not teaching at DIS, she enjoys spending time with her son, who is transitioning from elementary to middle school. Blanca is passionate about teaching children in our immersion program. She is excited to join the DIS community, and she appreciates our fun and engaging learning environment.