Ms. Katie – Assistant Teacher
Ms. Katie is a wonderful new addition to the Montessori Children’s School. As a recent graduate of Hanover High School, Ms. Katie came to the school during her gap year before starting college. As an assistant to Ms. Kim and Ms. Adiya, Ms. Katie brings her experience working with children of many ages.
In her spare time, Ms. Katie loves to play a variety of sports, lacrosse, field hockey, skiing. She also loves to hike, read and spend time with her family. As a coach, a teacher and a babysitter to many families in the community, Ms. Katie brings to our school her fun-loving, firm but gentle nature. We are so lucky to have her this year!
Ms. Michele – Outdoor Education Teacher
Ms. Michele has been at the Montessori Children’s School since 2018. She has been an assistant teacher at our school. This year, she took on the new role of our outdoor education teacher.
With a Master’s in Education, Ms. Michele brings with her a deep and empathetic understanding of children’s minds. She is able to understand situations from their point of view as well as help them resolve conflicts and recognize their own emotions and needs. She incorporates her love of yoga and movement into her lessons and has branched out into nature and science lessons in our wonderful outdoor classroom.
Outside of school, Ms. Michele likes to go on hikes as well as watch sports with her family. Ms. Michele’s kind nature and gentle manner make her a favorite among the children!
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Ms. Peiper – Assistant Teacher
Ms. Peiper is the other wonderful addition to the Montessori Children’s School. As a recent graduate of Hanover High School, Ms. Peiper joined the school during her gap year before starting college. As an assistant to Ms. Deb and Ms. Claire, Ms. Peiper brings her experience working abroad teaching English to Kindergartners in France.
In addition to writing letters and reading, Ms. Peiper is an avid student of languages, mastering French and now moving onto Italian/Portuguese/Spanish. Ms. Peiper brings to our school her calm demeanor and loving nature. We are very grateful that Ms. Peiper has joined our school this year!
Ms. Nancy – Art Teacher
Ms Nancy has been at the Montessori Children’s School since 2018 as our art teacher. She brings 14 year of experience in early childhood education. She returned to working with children after 20 years in corporate education. Ms. Nancy has a degree in art education and an MBA.
Ms. Nancy creates projects to engage the children in many mediums, incorporating nature, the seasons and direct observation. She also introduces them to famous artists and styles. During the summer, Ms. Nancy hikes, kayaks and gardens. In the winter she loves to Alpine and Nordic ski as well as snowshoe. She is an avid reader throughout all the seasons.
With so many exciting projects, Ms. Nancy’s art table really is one of the most favorite places to be!