Skip to: Adolescent Program (Middle School) FacultyUpper Elementary FacultyLower Elementary FacultyChildren’s House (Primary) FacultyToddler Faculty, Enrichment Faculty, Discovery Program & Floating AssistantsAdministrationSupport Staff

Toddler Faculty

Allie Alexander

Allie Alexander

Toddler Guide

Michelle Donahue

Michelle Donahue

Toddler Co-Lead Guide with Ms. Sarah

Rowena Garrett

Rowena Garrett

Toddler Guide

Naomi Haywood

Naomi Haywood

Toddler Assistant to Ms. Rowena

Kyra Lynch

Kyra Lynch

Toddler Assistant to Ms. Sarah & Ms. Michelle

Gigi Minkin

Gigi Minkin

Young Toddler Assistant

Sarah Nesemeier

Sarah Nesemeier

Toddler Co-Lead Guide with Ms. Michelle

Sonya Nunnally

Sonya Nunnally

Toddler Assistant to Ms. Rowena

Tammy Ondrusek

Tammy Ondrusek

Toddler Assistant to Ms. Allie

Trisha Pandohie

Trisha Pandohie

Young Toddler Assistant to Ms. Danuta

Brittany Tracey

Brittany Tracey

Young Toddler Assistant to Ms. Danuta

Danuta Wilson

Danuta Wilson

Young Toddler Guide

Children’s House Faculty

Jennifer Anderson

Jennifer Anderson

Morning Children's House Assistant for Ms. Carolyn

Robin Bainbridge

Robin Bainbridge

Children's House Assistant to Ms. Lydia

Shannon Brown

Shannon Brown

Children's House Guide

Patricia Escarfuller

Patricia Escarfuller

Spanish Dual-Language Children's House Assistant to Ms. Emily

Lydia Farmer

Lydia Farmer

Children's House Guide

Carolyn Gregory

Carolyn Gregory

Children's House Guide

Terriann Lane

Terriann Lane

Children's House Guide

Sarah Nesemeier

Sarah Nesemeier

Afternoon Children's House Assistant for Ms. Carolyn

Nancy Palmquist

Nancy Palmquist

Children's House Guide

Hetal Pancholi

Hetal Pancholi

Children's House Assistant for Ms. Terriann

Charlotte Shapiro

Charlotte Shapiro

Children's House Assistant to Ms. Nancy

Emily Shattuck

Emily Shattuck

Spanish Dual-Language Children's House Guide

Donna Vaccacio

Donna Vaccacio

Children's House Assistant to Ms. Shannon

Lower Elementary Faculty

Brenna Beck

Brenna Beck

Lower Elementary Guide

Cheri Gardner

Cheri Gardner

Lower Elementary Guide

Rebecca Kenton

Rebecca Kenton

Lower Elementary Assistant to Ms. Brenna

Meghan Sexton

Meghan Sexton

Lower Elementary Assistant to Ms. Cheri

Upper Elementary Faculty

Alisa Anania

Alisa Anania

Upper Elementary Guide

Mallory Tankersley

Mallory Tankersley

Upper Elementary Assistant

Middle School Faculty

Christina Soares Heffner

Christina Soares Heffner

Adolescent Program Guide

Zack Genin

Zack Genin

Adolescent Enrichment Guide & Assistant

Enrichment Faculty

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Music Guide

Jen Chaffee

Jen Chaffee

Director of Athletics and Physical Education Guide

Michelle Dickson-Feeney

Michelle Dickson-Feeney

Elementary Art Guide

Kelly Marquette

Kelly Marquette

Learning Specialist

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Sherry White

Sherry White

Library & Kindergarten Art Guide

Tana Vilar

Tana Vilar

Spanish Language Guide

Discovery Program & Floating Assistants

Phil Adams

Phil Adams

Morning Discovery Team & Floating Assistant

John Andoh-Kesson

John Andoh-Kesson

Afternoon Toddler Discovery Team

Beth Callahan

Beth Callahan

Afternoon Elementary Discovery Team

Delores Jones

Delores Jones

Morning Discovery Team & Floating Assistant

Leigh Kohnle

Leigh Kohnle

Afternoon Children's House Team

Doreen McLaughlin

Doreen McLaughlin

Afternoon Toddler Discovery Team

Austin Redwood

Austin Redwood

Afternoon Elementary Discovery Team

Charlotte Shapiro

Charlotte Shapiro

Morning Toddler Discovery Team

Neil Swanson-Chrisman

Neil Swanson-Chrisman

Afternoon Children's House Team

Brittany Tracey

Brittany Tracey

Morning Toddler Discovery Team

Sherry White

Sherry White

Afternoon Children's House Team

Administration

Tamara Sheesley Balis

Tamara Sheesley Balis

Head of School

Mason Krug

Mason Krug

Facilities Director

Amy Lamp

Amy Lamp

Director of the Business Office

Shanie Nelson

Shanie Nelson

Development Coordinator

Brenda Roldan

Brenda Roldan

Interim Director of Admissions

Cassie Sherman-Marks

Cassie Sherman-Marks

Director of Marketing & Communications

Betsy Wimbrow

Betsy Wimbrow

Director of Education

Shari Wolf

Shari Wolf

Assistant Head of School

Support Staff

Krista DeWitt

Krista DeWitt

Assistant Director of the Business Office

Ronnie Kirts

Ronnie Kirts

Facilities Assistant

Valerie McDougle

Valerie McDougle

Nurse

Stefanie Penn

Stefanie Penn

Administrative Support

Miles Wimbrow

Miles Wimbrow

Front Desk Support

A note on titles and terminology

In Montessori classrooms, we try to use the most accurate terminology possible.  Because of this, your Montessori 3-year-old may come home one day to talk to you about shapes using words like “ovoid” and “dodecahedron.”

Just as we try to start with the right words in lessons, we use a word appropriate to how our faculty function in their titles.  Montessori faculty are rigorously trained to guide their students through new lessons and concepts, and observe  those students and help when necessary – and refrain from interfering when a student is benefiting from figuring out how to do something independently.  Montessori faculty may occasionally give group lessons, but that is the closest they ever come to lecturing, as the folks we call teachers typically do.  That is why we call our Montessori faculty guides.

You can learn more about Montessori terms through our Montessori Glossary.