President and Principal: Christina founded MMS and has owned and operated the school for thirty-five years. She is in charge of curriculum development, staff development, and accreditation. She holds a BA in Elementary Education, an MA in Curriculum Design, and is certified through AMS (American Montessori Society) to teach Early Childhood through the 6th grade. She currently team teaches the 4th and 5th grade class.
Susan holds the AMS Montessori Elementary Education teaching credential and has been teaching at MMS for thirty-five years. She has experience ranging from age two through eighth grade. Susan has overseen the operation of the Elementary/Middle School Morning Program for seven years and is also the Study Hall Supervisor. Susan teaches History, Math, and manages the students’ individual work plans.
Jennifer is thrilled to join MMS this year. She is the Media Teacher for Early Childhood through Middle School, and the Literature and Composition teacher for 4th and 5th grade. Jennifer holds a Bachelors degree in English with a minor in Secondary Education and a Masters in Library Science. Over the past 17 years, she has worked with Florida’s state university libraries in the areas of public services and technology. Her volunteer work with preschoolers and Girl Scouts led her to make the transition to teaching. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Jennifer’s favorite pastimes include reading, writing, and travel.
Erin teaches math and Florida history with the fourth and fifth grade class. Erin holds a BA in Spanish with a minor in Secondary Education. This is her ninth year teaching at MMS and her seventh year with the Senior Elementary team. Erin is also a morning care supervisor for Preschool and Kindergarten students. For five years Erin taught Spanish to 1st through 8th grade students at MMS. She has also worked as a Naturalist Instructor for The City of Gainesville’s Department of Parks and Recreation. Erin enjoys being outdoors in nature, gardening and spending time with her family. She has two children that attend MMS.