I was first exposed to the Montessori Method at the age of two in the Children’s House program as a former student at Minnesota Renaissance School. Inspired by my parents, who were the founders and owners of MRS, I quickly realized I wanted to work with children as an adult. I began first as a classroom aide and then assistant where I got plenty experience working with children. In 2016 I acquired my Associates Accreditation in Early Childhood Development and was hired as the lead teacher for the toddler program shortly after. I love my job, my students, and how much fulfillment I get from teaching. The best part of my work is teaching children to love learning!
What I love about Montessori is how natural it is as a form of learning and education. In this day and age, I think that “knowledge” is forced upon people in an ineffective manner, and as a result, so many children are never given opportunities to be successful as a student. Montessori eliminates this problem because of the natural way that the classroom, environment, and curriculum are administered to the child. It is a form of education that is all about the student. It allows them to learn at their own pace, in their own way, in an environment that is non-constricting and very stimulating. It gives your child the tools to learn how to think, and ultimately, to be successful moving into adulthood.
When I am not at school teaching, I enjoy being at home with my children and family. We enjoy playing games, going on adventures, cooking, and making wonderful memories together. I have an interest in science, nutrition, and family dynamic, I spend a lot of time researching these topics. Some hobbies include reading, cooking, singing and exercising.