Staff

Mrs. Abby Lazarus, EdS.

I am the CEO of Lazarus Holdings LLC, I own Little Peaches Preschool, PeachTree School of Early Childhood Education and Peachtree Preschool. 
I am a current Doctoral Student. I, also have an EdS. and a masters in Early Childhood Studies, with a Bachelors in Child Development. I am entering my 17th year in the ECE profession. My passion has always been teaching young children.
​Advocating for preschoolers and their families, as well as the entire Early Childhood profession is something I really feel is my calling. I truly believe in the work I do every day. I will spend the rest of my life educating others so that they understand the value of a preschool education.

Ms. Natalie Weaver- Preschool Teacher at the 11th st. location

I’m Natalie, boy mom to amazing 2-year-old twin boys Briggs & Owen! I grew up in Colorado and then moved to Cheyenne in 2008 where I graduated from Central High School! In my free time, you can find me crafting, creating, and enjoying all things horses! I am so excited to be a part of the PeachTree family for Two years now, it has been amazing to watch all our Little Peaches grow!

Mrs. Tori VanPatten – Preschool Teacher at the 15th st. location

Hello! I have lived in Cheyenne for almost 3 years with my husband Ty. Currently, we are expecting a baby boy named Theodore this upcoming December. I have enjoyed being the preschool teacher for almost two years (and many more to come). I have received my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a focus on Early Childhood. My mission as a teacher is to help children discover the joy of learning.

Mrs. Layne Varland- Preschool Consultant, Director of Little Peaches, Asst. Director of both peachtree locations

I currently serve as director at Little Peaches Preschool but spend time at Peachtree, facilitating whatever is needed. I have been Abby’s right hand for 8 years now. I began working in education after having my children, two boys Lincoln, age 9, and MJ, age 12. I have been married for 17 years to my husband, Chad.  I look forward to working with your children and family. 

Miss Lacey Mcintosh- Toddler Teacher at the 11th St. location

Hello! My name is Lacey. Originally from Alaska, I moved to Wyoming 10 years ago to be closer to family!  I am currently in the process of getting my CDA and Infant/toddler credential. In my free time, I enjoy crocheting, quilting and reading. I am excited to be on this journey of learning and growing alongside your tiny humans!

Cynthia Herrera – Infant Teacher at the 11th st location

Hi, My Name is Cynthia. I have worked at Peachtree in the infant room for two years now. I am currently in school working towards my CDA and infant/toddler credential. I enjoy creating adorable crafts with my infants so their parents have plenty of keepsakes. In my free time, I enjoy traveling! I love knowing that my work is helping to lay the foundation in which all other education is built upon. Peachtree is a family, and I appreciate the relationships we build with each one of our children and their families.

Mrs. Chelsea Kennedy – 3’s Teacher at the 15th St. location

Hello! My name is Chelsea. I am from Wheatland, Wy. and moved to Cheyenne after completing my B.A. in Education at the University of Nebraska Kearney. I currently live in Burns, Wy., and I am loving the small town life. I have a Three-year-old boy, and a 6-Month-old baby girl. we enjoy reading and being outside as much as possible. I have been teaching little ones for the past five years and I am excited to continue my journey with the PeachTree family.

Tiffany Turner – Infant Teacher at the 11th st. location

Grace Dailey- Infant/1’s Teacher at the 15th St. Location

Hello, everyone! My name is Mrs. Grace. I grew up in Alliance, Nebraska, and have lived in Cheyenne for almost 4 years now with my Husband and two kids. I have a true passion for working with our youngest learners!!  Helping each child progress in all areas of their development—academic, social, language, and motor—is a challenge that I am honored to accept daily.  I strive to create a community of learners that nurtures this growth in a positive, fun environment. I have worked with children for many years and truly have a passion for Early Childhood Education. I look forward to working together with you as partners in your child’s growth and development!

Mr. Bryson Cobb- Preschool Teacher at the 11th St. Location

Hello everybody! My name is Bryson! I moved to Cheyenne from Germany a little over 3 years ago and graduated from East High School. I am currently working towards my associate’s in early childhood education and will shortly be going to get my bachelor’s degree as well. When I’m not teaching in the classroom you can find me outdoors, playing baseball, and spending time with my family and my beautiful girlfriend Michelle, and our four-legged son Buck. I am beyond grateful to be part of the Peachtree family and can’t wait to help your little kiddos sprout and grow into wonderful learners.

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