Summer Program Director
Danielle Ladd is a true leisure professional and loves summer youth programming! As Director of Special Programs for The Evergreen School, she manages the Summer Program, Seedling infant/toddler care program, the extended day care programs, and after-school classes. Danielle has specifically coordinated summer programs for nearly 30 years, and she has over 30 years of work experience encompassing childcare, youth recreational programs, and special events. She earned her bachelor’s degree in recreation administration with an emphasis in business and sociology from Western Washington University, and she recently completed a degree in early childhood education. Danielle believes in offering families many different kinds of recreation activities to help children grow and discover their own life passions and interests. When she is not working, she is spending time with her husband and their three daughters and two dogs: a lovable bloodhound and adorable papillon.
Summer Program Coordinator
Kathleen Hill is one of Evergreen’s prekindergarten teachers, has taught at Evergreen since 1996, after completing her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction for gifted children. This is Kathleen’s 11th summer working in our program. Along with her love of early childhood education, Kathleen enjoys traveling, playing with her dogs, and enjoying time with her two children.
Summer Program Administrative Assistant
Lindsey Porter, who works in the Special Programs department at The Evergreen School during the year, is excited for her second summer at Evergreen. Lindsey earned her bachelor's degree in theater arts at New Mexico State University, in her home state, and moved to Seattle in 2014. In her free time, she enjoys exploring and hiking around the Pacific Northwest, crafting, reading Stephen King novels, and visiting her family in New Mexico when she can.
Stay tuned ... bios of our summer instructors coming soon!