Our Staff

Maria Wood is the Lead Montessori Guide and administrator of the program.  She is a graduate of Fontbonne College (St. Louis, MO) and of the Columbus Montessori Teacher Education Program, where she served as an instructor.  She is a member of the American Montessori Society and the Association for the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd.  She has thirty-five years of experience working with children in a variety of settings including two schools for the hearing impaired, a local Catholic elementary school, and this Montessori school.

Depending on the number of children in the class, two or three other adults are present to assist the children. We are blessed to have among our assistants, one alumna of our program who has also sent three children through our program, two additional parents of alumni, and an art/music instructor. Our staff tenure ranges between five and twenty-five years.