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Our Faculty & Staff

Springmont’s faculty members are highly skilled with an average of more than 15 years' experience in the classroom; half hold advanced degrees. For our Teachers, Montessori education is more than a job - it is a way of life. Twenty-four full-time Teachers and sixteen full-time Teacher Assistants guide students 18 months through 8th grade.  Springmont's faculty strives for professional excellence by adhering to AMI standards and best practices of progressive education.
  Name Title Group
Jon Alden Alden, Jon Head of School Administration
Jennifer Barich Barich, Jennifer Primary Assistant Primary
Mithra Bejgam Bejgam, Mithra Primary Associate Teacher Primary
Janette Berne Berne, Janette School Counselor Specialists
Ellen Boecker Boecker, Ellen Upper Elementary Teacher Elementary
Anabel Brcek Brcek, Anabel Spanish Teacher Specialists
Eva Brooks Brooks, Eva Elementary Assistant Elementary
Marquisha Carr Johnson Carr Johnson, Marquisha Office Administrator Administration
Laura Cassell Cassell, Laura Primary Teacher Primary
Thomson Chuites Chuites, Thomson Middle School Teacher Middle School
Chris Cone Cone, Chris Lower Elementary Teacher Elementary
Theresa Dean Dean, Theresa Art Teacher Specialists
Courtney Denis Denis, Courtney Art Teacher Specialists
Zaiba Farooqui Farooqui, Zaiba Toddler Teacher Toddler
Nicole Fedorow Fedorow, Nicole Upper Elementary Teacher Elementary
Xania Fisher Fisher, Xania Primary Assistant Primary
Victoria FitzSimons FitzSimons, Victoria Upper Elementary Assistant Elementary
Marsha Fleming Fleming, Marsha Middle School Teacher Middle School
Cara Friedline Friedline, Cara Primary Teacher/ Toddler/Primary Division Head Administration, Primary, Toddler
Kelcy Gatson Gatson, Kelcy IT Manager Administration
Carissa Gibson Gibson, Carissa Music Teacher Specialists
Donyale Greenwell Greenwell, Donyale Lower Elementary Assistant Elementary
Jeanetta Johnson Johnson, Jeanetta Assistant Director of Finance Administration
Patricia Jordan Jordan, Patricia Lower Elementary Teacher Elementary
Kimberly Kite-Powell Kite-Powell, Kimberly Elementary Assistant Elementary
Louisa Leman, Louisa "Lola" Primary Assistant Primary
Alison Leveson-Jones Leveson-Jones, Alison Toddler Assistant Toddler
Jackie Muse Muse, Jackie Plus Teacher Plus
Jamal Neason Neason, Jamal Elementary Extended Day Coordinator Specialists
Sam Newman Newman, Sam Middle School Teacher Middle School
Tiffany Orem Orem, Tiffany Physical Education Teacher Specialists
Livia Osorio Osorio, Livia Lower Elementary Teacher Elementary
Christy Pelzer Pelzer, Christy Bursar/Registrar Administration
Lindey Peurifoy Peurifoy, Lindey Toddler Assistant Toddler
Jackie Poss Poss, Jackie Primary Assistant Primary
Andrea Restifo Restifo, Andrea Director of Admission Administration
Janice Roberts Roberts, Janice Elementary Curriculum Coordinator Elementary
Sianda Ruiz Ruiz, Sianda Primary Assistant Primary
Remzije Shala Shala, Remzije Toddler Teacher Toddler
Dajar Showers Showers, Dajar Primary Teacher Primary
Patricia Solomon Solomon, Patricia Receptionist Administration
Heather South South, Heather Plus Teacher Plus
Gretchen Stamps Stamps, Gretchen Middle School Teacher Middle School
Violetta Stanescu Stanescu, Violetta Spanish Teacher Specialists
Billy Staton Staton, Billy Facilities Manager Administration
Lauren Stevenson Stevenson, Lauren Director of Development and Alumni Relations Administration
Haley Stonecipher Stonecipher, Haley Primary Associate Teacher Primary
Julie Strickland Strickland, Julie Marketing & Communications Manager Administration
Tabassum Syed Syed, Tabassum Toddler Assistant Toddler
Terry Thompson Thompson, Terry Director of Finance Administration
Brian Tierney Tierney, Brian Elementary Assistant Elementary
Nicole Torres Torres, Nicole Associate Head for Elementary & Middle Learning Administration, Elementary, Middle School
Rosanne Tricoles Tricoles, Rosanne Primary Teacher Primary
Loida Underwood Underwood, Loida Toddler Assistant Toddler
Abby Vines Vines, Abby Plus Teacher Plus
Leslie Wachter Wachter, Leslie Media Center Specialist Specialists
Michelle Wolfersberger Wolfersberger, Michelle Outdoor Science Education Teacher