EVCCA Leadership Team

Amy Drummet, EVCCA Executive Director
Amy has worked for EVCCA since 2005 when she was hired as the Director of the Vail Child Care Center (VCCC). In early 2006, as the Miller Ranch Child Care Center (MRCCC) was opening, Amy moved into the position of Executive Director for EVCCA. Currently, Amy works collaboratively with each site director to assure smooth operations for both the VCCC and MRCCC. In addition, Amy reports to the Board of Directors, manages staffing, financials, and curriculum.

Amy received her B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies and her M.A. in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis in Family Mediation from the University of Missouri. Amy obtained her State of Colorado Large Child Care Center Director Certification in 2000. Amy has a State of Colorado Level V Early Childhood Professional Credential from the Colorado Professional Development Information System.

In addition to her work in various capacities for EVCCA, Amy has worked as a director of a small preschool in Eagle and as a Youth Services Coordinator for the Vail Recreation District. She has participated in the Environmental Rating Scales training and training in the Pyramid Model that is supported by the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning.

Cindy Lagace, Vail Child Care Center Site Director
Cindy was hired by EVCCA in November 2004 as the Assistant Director and completed the management team that led the Vail Child Care Center. In March of 2006 Cindy was promoted to Director of VCCC.

Cindy has a B.A. in Physical Education from University of South Florida and an A.A. degree in Early Childhood Education from Colorado Mountain College. Cindy obtained her State of Colorado Large Center Director Certificate in 1995. Cindy also has a Level IV Early Childhood Professional Credential from the Colorado Professional Development Information System.  In 2009, Cindy received the prestigious Moe Mulrooney Award for the Inspiration in Early Childhood Care and Education.

LJ Bredeson, EVCCA Curriculum Director

LJ was hired by EVCCA in July 2017 as the Director of Curriculum and Family Partnerships.

LJ has a B.S. in Early Childhood from Oregon State University.  LJ obtained her State of Colorado Large Center Director Certificate in 2013.  LJ has taught in elementary schools throughout Eagle County and worked as a part of the director team at two local early childhood centers.  Most recently, LJ was a Colorado Preschool Program teacher at Family Learning Center for three years.  LJ also has a Level IV Early Childhood Professional Credential from the Colorado Professional Development Information System.