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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.
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  Name Title
Ericka Battle Battle, Ericka Primary Assistant
Nathalie Blanchard Blanchard, Nathalie Upper Elementary Teacher
Ellen Boecker Boecker, Ellen Upper Elementary Teacher
Anabel Brcek Brcek, Anabel Spanish Teacher
Eva Brooks Brooks, Eva Substitute Coordinator
Laura Cassell Cassell, Laura Primary Teacher
Thomson Chuites Chuites, Thomson Middle School Teacher
Chris Cone Cone, Chris Lower Elementary Teacher
Theresa Dean Dean, Theresa Art Teacher
Megan Estrada Estrada, Megan Primary Assistant
Zaiba Farooqui Farooqui, Zaiba Toddler Teacher
Victoria FitzSimons FitzSimons, Victoria Upper Elementary Assistant
Marsha Fleming Fleming, Marsha Middle School Teacher & Coordinator
Jeanie Fox Fox, Jeanie Primary Teacher
Cara Friedline Friedline, Cara Associate Head of Curriculum & Learning
Kelcy Gatson Gatson, Kelcy Director of Technology
Carissa Gibson Gibson, Carissa Music Teacher
Rebecca Giddens Giddens, Rebecca Primary Teacher
Michelle Haggerty Haggerty, Michelle Primary Teacher
Megan Hakerem Hakerem, Megan Interim Head of School
Fakhria Hussain Hussain, Fakhria Primary Assistant
Toshia Johnson Johnson, Toshia Toddler Teacher
Patricia Jordan Jordan, Patricia Lower Elementary Teacher
Kimberly Kite-Powell Kite-Powell, Kimberly Lower Elementary Assistant
Sharell Landrum Landrum, Sharell Afternoon Receptionist
Alison Leveson-Jones Leveson-Jones, Alison Toddler Assistant
Carolina Lopez Lopez, Carolina Spanish Teacher
Paulnette Malone Malone, Paulnette Primary Assistant
Daniel Nelson Nelson, Daniel Extended Day Coordinator
Sam Newman Newman, Sam Middle School Teacher
Tiffany Orem Orem, Tiffany Physical Education Teacher
Rafael Ortiz Ortiz, Rafael Facilities Manager
Livia Osorio Osorio, Livia Lower Elementary Teacher
Gwen Palmer Palmer, Gwen Professional Assistant
Jackie Poss Poss, Jackie Toddler Assistant
Virginia Poulin Poulin, Virginia Toddler Assistant
Andrea Restifo Restifo, Andrea Director of Admission
Amber Rodgers Rodgers, Amber Toddler Assistant
Remzije Shala Shala, Remzije Toddler Teacher
Dajar Showers Showers, Dajar Primary Specialist
Camila Silva-Smoak Silva-Smoak, Camila Primary Assistant
Heather South South, Heather Plus Teacher
Gretchen Stamps Stamps, Gretchen Middle School Teacher
Julie Strickland Strickland, Julie Director of Marketing & Communications
Claire Tadeo Tadeo, Claire Assistant Art Teacher
Ayanna Talton Talton, Ayanna Lower Elementary Assistant
Rosanne Tricoles Tricoles, Rosanne Learning Support Specialist
Loida Underwood Underwood, Loida Toddler Assistant
Marcela Uribe-Burgos Uribe-Burgos, Marcela Lower Elementary Assistant
Ann Van Buskirk Van Buskirk, Ann School Counselor
Abby Vines Vines, Abby Plus Teacher
Leslie Wachter Wachter, Leslie Media Center Specialist
Destiny Walker Walker, Destiny Primary Assistant
Jay Williams Williams, Jay Upper Elementary Assistant
Michelle Wolfersberger Wolfersberger, Michelle Outdoor Science Education Teacher