About Us



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"Character formation cannot be taught. It comes from experience and not from explanation." Maria Montessori ...

Meet Our Teachers
School tour

"The greatest sign of a teacher is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist." 
- Maria Montessori

Acorn Montessori School


Beverly Smith, Head of School

 Barbara Pawlick, Assistant Head of School

Meg Pfingst, Director of Development

 Anne Tevebaugh, Director of Admissions

 Susan daCosta, Finance Administrator

 Michele Gray, Bookkeeper


Junior Toddler Level - Toddler House: (12 - 24 months)

Danielle Casillo, Junior Toddler Level Head Teacher

Tricia Telmosse, Junior Toddler Level Assistant Teacher

Senior Toddler Level - Golden Oak: (24 - 36 months)

Alice Roth, Senior Toddler Level, Co-Teacher and Spanish Teacher

Kaitlin Baumann, Teacher Assistant

Primary Level: (ages 3 - kindergarten)

Elizabeth Garrett, Primary Level, Black Oak Head Teacher

Jane Hendricks, Primary Level, Red Oak Associate Head Teacher & Rainbow Club Supervisor

Teresa Garrett, Primary Level, Red Oak Head Teacher

Nancy Martinson, Primary Level, Chinquapin Oak Head Teacher

Wyatt Tolles, Primary Level, Black Oak Teacher