Dragon Zone Staff

Sharlee Solis- Program Director

Sharlee has been working in the field of Child Development since 2006.  Sharlee began her work at Dragon Zone in the winter of 2008 and is an outstanding member of our team. Sharlee took on the position of Site Supervisor in the summer of 2013 and the position of Director in the Fall of 2016. The children, families, and staff enjoy Sharlee’s friendly and charismatic personality. In the future, Sharlee plans to continue her work in childcare or a related field. Some of Sharlee’s hobbies include running, reading and traveling. 



Lena Barta- Dragon Zone Teacher and Adminsitrative Assitant

Lena has been with Dragon Zone since its beginning. Her work keeps her busy inside the classroom and out. Lena has worked in the field of  child development since 1999 and has loved every minute of it. Something special Lena brings to D.Z. would be her love and affection towards kids. Children and adults alike respond well to Lena’s kind and gentle spirit. Lena is happily married and enjoys being a mother of a young adult daughter. She has 2 pet Chihuahua’s named Sweetie and Noname. Her hobbies and interests include shopping, hiking and spending quality time with her family.


Gina Bartlett-Dragon Zone Teacher

Gina Bartlett has lived in Livermore most of her life. Growing up here has given her a special understanding of this exceptional community. Gina has been teaching at Dragon Zone since September 2007. Gina attended college at Las Positas. She has two wonderful boys that keep her going non-stop. Something special Gina brings to DZ would have to be her happiness and understanding of the kids. Gina enjoys working with children and communicating with their families.

Danielle Bodemann-Dragon Zone Teacher

Danielle joined the Dragon Zone team in October 2014. She is a full time student at California State University East Bay where she is studying communications. Danielle enjoys hiking, shopping and spending time with her fmily and friends. Danielle loves working at Dragon Zone with this gread group of kids, families, and staff.

Sammie Almaguer- Dragon Zone Aide / Zone Staff

Sammie joined the Dragon Zone team in the fall of 2014 ; Ever since, she has enjoyed her job. Sammie is currently attending Las Positas College where she is majoring in psychology. During her free time, Sammie likes to go hiking, watch movies, and spend time with friends and family.