I joined MAC in 2005 as an Assistant in TC3. I fell in love with Montessori and decided to complete my Montessori 0-3 Infant to Toddler training. In 2011 I was offered a Lead position in the Nido 1 classroom; I am continuing to experience the joy of providing a safe and inviting environment for the babies.
From the age of 3 through sixth grade, I attended a local Montessori school, but it wasn’t until I started working at MAC in May of 2009 as a substitute teacher that I realized teaching at a Montessori school is where I truly wanted to be. After six months as a substitute, I was offered a co-teacher position in TC3, where I worked for 4 years. In 2013, I obtained my 0-3 Montessori certificate from The Montessori Institute and accepted the position of Nido After School Coordinator.
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The classroom focuses on two basic needs of the infant—a safe bonded relationship between adult and child and the development of the child’s growing sense of self and independence.
The word ‘Nido’ is derived from the Italian word meaning ‘nest’ and it conveys the spirit of the infant environment. Our classrooms are comforting, warm and inviting with care being taken to provide nurturing, calm stimulation to enhance the development of the young child. The classroom focuses on two basic needs of the infant—a safe bonded relationship between adult and child and the development of the child’s growing sense of self and independence.
I earned a Bachelors degree with honors from the University of Rochester and am certified from the Montessori Institute of Colorado in 0-3 years. I have been a Nido lead at MAC since October 2009, but was previously held the position of Toddler lead at Webster Montessori. I worked as a nanny for 3 years previously, as well as a tutor and did after school care at the YMCA.
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