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, they 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: 24

Ellen Dougherty
Montessori Credential: AMI, The Montessori Institute, Denver, CO
Years at TMS: 4

Children’s House (3 years through Kindergarten)

Sutapa Bakshi
Montessori Credential: AMS, Montessori Institute of America, Seattle, WA
Years at TMS: 3

Keri Kelly
Montessori Credential: AMS, Chestnut Hill College, PA
Years at TMS: 8

Joan Raiti
Montessori Credential; AMS, Chestnut Hill College, PA
Years at TMS: 21

Lower Elementary/fastiggi (Grades 1-3)

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

Nicole Glaser (Lower Elementary Assistant)
Montessori Credential: AMS, The Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, Silver Spring, MD (pending completion)
Years at TMS: 4

Lower Elementary/robinson (Grades 1-3)

Amy Robinson ’96 (TMS alumna)
Montessori Credential: AMS, The Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, Silver Spring, MD
Years at TMS: 6

Jackie Cooper (Lower Elementary Assistant; Director of Aftercare Programming)
Years at TMS: 1st

Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6)

Cecilia Beck
Montessori Credential: AMI, Centro Internazionale Studi Montessoriani, Bergamo, Italy
Years at TMS: 26

Marilyn Miller
Montessori Credential: AMS, The Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, Silver Spring, MD
Years at TMS: 18