Sheri Absher, Executive Director, Snoqualmie
I graduated from Washington State University in 1992 and have continued taking Early Education classes since then. I have worked in childcare for 22 years and sincerely love what I do. I have lived in the Snoqualmie Valley for most of my life. My husband, Sean, and I have two grown children who have graduated from Mount Si and are living out their dreams. I am dedicated to our community and have a strong commitment to the children that we care for at Imagination Station.
Lisa Tarantino, Program Supervisor, North Bend
Hi, my name is Lisa Tarantino. I am very excited to be part of Imagination Station and to help guide your children to be educated, confident, independent, and responsible individuals. I look forward to meeting and getting to know each and every one of you as we work together in the educational and behavioral advancement of your children. I’m a mother of five daughters and have lived in the Snoqualmie Valley area for about 20 years. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education with a major in Early Childhood Education. Some of my previous professional experiences are, I successfully owned and operated two preschools and daycares for a period of eight years. In addition, I was an Assistant Director and Lead Teacher at a Montessori School for 15 years. Most recently, I held the position of Education Director for a facility of 26 staff members and over 100 children. I have been working in the education field for 38 years and have a genuine love for children of all ages. I’m looking forward to building a happy and healthy educational relationship with you and your children as well.
Haylee Franklin-Milligan , Director, North Bend
Hi, my name is Haylee Franklin-Milligan and I am the director of Imagination Station in North Bend. I have been working in child care for 9 years, 6 of those years being at Imagination Station as a lead toddler, pre-k, and school age teacher. I have lived in Snoqualmie my entire life and love our little community. My husband, Jeremy, and I have one daughter in elementary school who keeps us very busy with her love for dance. Caring for children has always been my passion. I believe all children deserve to have a safe, nurturing and educational environment to learn and grow in. I look forward to forming lasting bonds with every family and child in our center.