Meet Our Faculty

Amber Wiedmeier, Director

AmberTeacher Amber is a Cache Valley native that graduated from Utah State University in 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in Family, Consumer, & Human Development with a double emphasis in Early Childhood Education and Family & Community Services.  She was a head Preschool Teacher at Morningside School for three years and this will be her fourth year as the School Director. Amber loves play-based learning and letting children get messy as they discover the world around them. She is passionate about music and dance and feels that they are a crucial part of making learning fun. Amber finds her greatest joys in life spending time with her loved ones and feels so blessed to be a Mother.

 

Gigi Jacome, Kindergarten Teacher/Assistant Director 

Gigi_newTeacher Gigi graduated from Utah State State University in 2000 with a Liberal Arts and Science degree with an emphasis in science. She has been at Morningside School for over 9 years.  Gigi’s love of teaching young children lead her to begin the alternate route to licensure through the Utah Department of Education. She was a kindergarten aide at Ellis Elementary and has taught Kindergarten at Bridger Elementary and Morningside School. Gigi loves to travel, ride horses and go hiking with her husband Oscar, and their children, Antonio, Carmen, Maria and Maya.

 

Susan Clark, Head Preschool Teacher

Susan clarkTeacher Susie worked as a special needs teaching assistant in preschool for 8 years at Fielding Elementary. While working she began school for Early Childhood Development and earned her associates in 2010 and her Bachelors in 2014 from Kaplan University. She lives on the Utah/Idaho border on the Idaho side of Portage Utah. Susie has been married for 20 years this year and has three beautiful teens! She loves spending time with her family, camping, swimming, riding their UTV and helping out on their Ranch. Susie is excited to get to know each Morningside Family and get to work teaching their children!

 

Assistant Preschool Teacher

Bio coming soon!

 

Carol Gackstetter, Volunteer Kindergarten Aide and Substitute

carolTeacher Carol, a retired early educator, has volunteered at Morningside School for the past six years, every Tuesday and Thursday, in our Kindergarten classroom! She has a hilariously dry sense of humor — and always has a story to tell!  We are grateful for her dedication and feel so lucky to have her as a part of our team!