Faculty

All faculty members are credentialed Montessori teachers, which means they have had extensive post-graduate education in child development, Montessori curriculum and philosophy. Additionally, faculty members have been awarded the appropriate Montessori credentials for the age groups in which they teach.

Toddler (18 months-36 months)

Cindy Robinson
Montessori Credential: AMI, The Montessori Institute, Denver, CO
Years at TMS: 26

Britney Williams
Montessori Credential: AMI and MACTE, Montessori Northwest, Portland, OR
Years at TMS: 1st year

Children’s House (3 years through Kindergarten)

Sutapa Bakshi
Montessori Credential: AMS, Montessori Institute of America, Seattle, WA
Years at TMS: 5

Elena Janeczko
Montessori Credential; AMS, Princeton Center For Teacher Education, Princeton, NJ
Years at TMS: 9

Keri Kelly
Montessori Credential: AMS, Chestnut Hill College, PA
Years at TMS: 10

Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3)

Jackie Cooper
Lower Elementary Assistant; Artist-in-Residence; Aftercare Programming
Years at TMS: 2

Dawn Fastiggi
Montessori Credential: AMS, The Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, Silver Spring, MD
Years at TMS: 22

Nicole Glaser
Lower Elementary Assistant
Montessori Credential: AMS, The Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, Silver Spring, MD
Years at TMS: 6

Amy Robinson ’96 (TMS alumna)
Montessori Credential: AMS, The Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, Silver Spring, MD
Years at TMS: 8

Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)

Cecilia Beck
Montessori Credential: AMI, Centro Internazionale Studi Montessoriani, Bergamo, Italy
Years at TMS: 27

Marilyn Miller
Montessori Credential: AMS, The Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, Silver Spring, MD
Years at TMS: 19