Our Staff

“The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn.” Maria Montessori

Classroom Teachers at Montessori Center Room hold, at minimum, a Bachelors Degree and are fully trained and certified in the Montessori philosophy and curriculum. All Staff members are trained in First Aid, CPR, Communicable Diseases, Child Abuse Recognition. Continued education/training is a part of being an MCR Staff member.

Stephanie Burchett
Educational Coordinator
Shannon Gillespie
Pre-primary Teacher
Rada Nikova
Enrichment Staff
Nikki Smith
Enrichment Staff
Megan Schneider
Classroom Teachers' Aide
Jennifer Cruz
Executive Director
Erin Lindemann
Pre-primary Teacher
Carol Woods
Educational Consultant
Ashley Jacobs
Classroom Teacher and Enrichment Coordinator
Ann Lucas
Pre-primary Teacher

Staff At-A-Glance

Name Role Classroom
Burchett, Stephanie Educational Coordinator
Cruz, Jennifer Executive Director
Gillespie, Shannon Pre-primary Teacher Blue
Lindemann, Erin Pre-primary Teacher Red
Lucas, Ann Pre-primary Teacher Blue
Schneider, Megan Teachers' Aide Red
Smith, Nikki Enrichment Staff
Sweeney Hornberger, Brett Pre-primary Teacher Red
Jacobs, Ashley Classroom Teacher, Enrichment Coordinator Red
Mitchell, Alex Classroom Intern, Enrichment Staff Red
Nikova, Rada Enrichment Staff
Woods, Carol Educational Consultant
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