Ms. Brown

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Brown graduated from the University of Montana with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and emphasis in Public Administration. After her studies, she volunteered as an AmeriCorps member on the Island of Molokai in Hawaii. The rural environment and small town nature of the island inspired her to continue her studies in Public Administration at the University of Wyoming. In the next year, she anticipates graduating with her Master’s degree, which has focused on Human Resources Management. When she is not studying, Ms. Brown volunteers at the Laramie Animal Shelter and enjoys taking advantage of the town’s proximity to the Medicine Bow National Forest. She feels extremely fortunate to be working in a supporting capacity for the Centennial Valley School.

Name: Ms. Brown

Hometown: Southern California

Siblings: Two brothers

Favorite Type of Food: Mexican

Favorite Desserts: Banana Cream and Lemon Meringue Pie

Favorite Colors: Blue, Red, Yellow…

If I could have one superpower, it would be: Time Travel

Favorite School Subject: History

Favorite Childhood Book: Princess Furball

Favorite Childhood Movie: The Chipmunk Adventure

If I could be any animal, I would be: A horse

Hidden Talent: Played competitive soccer for 15-years

Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving

Ideal Vacation: Backpacking the Highlands

When I was in Elementary School, I wanted to be: A dog groomer

Ms. Dunlavy

Speech Language Pathologist

Ms. Dunlavy is a Speech and Language Therapist at Centennial Valley School, Valley View School, and Beitel Elementary within the ACSD #1. She has been supporting students with their acquisition of speech sounds and language skills in the district for over 23 years. Ms. Dunlavy attended the University of Wyoming where she received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the field of Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology. She grew up wanting to be either a teacher or a nurse, and at UW, she discovered the field of Speech/Language Pathology that combined both teaching and medical education. In 2017, Ms. Dunlavy received the Teacher of the Year award at Beitel Elementary. She is married and has three children. When she is not teaching, her and her husband work on their family ranch where they breed, raise, and train performance horses. Ms. Dunlavy’s family have been longtime residents of Wyoming. Her great-grandmother and grandfather built a homestead in Rozet where her great-grandmother taught school in the early 1900s. Ms. Dunlavy’s father worked in the state oil fields and upon his retirement became a local church minister. Ms. Dunlavy is highly dedicated to supporting her students in their journey of becoming better communicators.

Name: Ms. Dunlavy

Hometown: Moorcroft, Wyoming

Siblings: Three sisters and one brother

Favorite Type of Food: Old-Fashioned Cheeseburgers

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Brownies

Favorite Color: Purple

If I could have one superpower, it would be: Time Travel

Favorite School Subject: History

Favorite Childhood Book: Old Yeller

Favorite Childhood Movie: It’s A Wonderful Life

If I could be any animal, I would be: A dog

Hidden Talent: Ms. Dunlavy helped the Moorcroft Girls Basketball Team advance in the district tournament as a freshman with a winning shot from the baseline

Favorite Holiday: Christmas

Ideal Vacation: Traveling with her husband to various dude ranches, historical sites, and National Parks

When I was in Elementary School, I wanted to be: A nurse

Mr. Mellizo

Guidance Counselor

Mr. Mellizo has worked for the ACSD #1 for the past 15 years as both an educator and an athletic coach. His previous experience included working as a Spanish instructor for 10 years in addition to a brief stint as the high school choir director. Mr. Mellizo has previously coached both the LHS tennis team and the LMS basketball team. He enjoys working within the schools and appreciates the opportunity to support his students at Centennial Valley School by way of teaching and reinforcing the social, emotional, and academic skills necessary to become successful members of our community.

To be continued…

Ms. Ingle

School Nurse

Ms. Ingle works as the school nurse for Centennial Valley School. She is a longtime resident of Laramie, Wyoming. In 2008, she graduated from the University of Wyoming and has since enjoyed various nursing positions across the town. However, Ms. Ingle feels most at home in the ACSD #1 working with the students, the parents, and the staff. She has three children, Daniel, Alex, and Noah who are all very active motocross racers. She also has two bulldogs, two cats, and two guinea pigs.

To be continued…

Ms. Tyser

Librarian and Media Specialist

Ms. Libolt

Food Preparation Services

Ms. Libolt grew up in Roosevelt, Utah in addition to Wyoming, where she has lived in both Jackson and Laramie. After a glass-blower apprenticeship in New York, and a brief fling with a career as a street musician in Dublin, Ireland, Ms. Libolt returned to Laramie to study art at the University of Wyoming. She now lives with her spouse in Centennial, Wyoming where they both make pottery and work on completing their earthship home.

Name: Ms. Libolt

Hometown: Laramie, Wyoming

Siblings: One sister

Favorite Type of Food: Anything homemade

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Mousse

Favorite Color: Blue

If I could have one superpower, it would be: Flight

Favorite School Subject: Language Arts

Favorite Childhood Book: No Flying in the House

Favorite Childhood Movie: The Wizard of Oz

If I could be any animal, I would be: A dolphin

Hidden Talent: Ms. Libolt can play Dick Dale’s “Misirlou” on a hammered dulcimer

Favorite Holiday: Halloween

Ideal Vacation: Norwegian Fjord Cruise

When I was in Elementary School, I wanted to be: A stage magician

Ms. Clay


Mr. Niswender

Maintenance and Operations