AMelia Island Montessori School Faculty

AIMS attracts top talent from around the country. What these educators and administrators have in common is a dedication to the classroom, to the vitality of the school, and to the Montessori philosophy. Come meet these kind ambassadors to the school.



  • toddler

    sarah mayes

    BS Sociology- Missouri Southern State University


  • toddler

    lisa mohn

    Montessori Certification (Toddler) – South Florida Montessori Education Center (MACTE)


  • toddler

    kathy aguilar

    University of Phoenix

  • primary

    THERESA CHANAVIER


    BA Physical Education - Grand Valley State University


  • primary

    tania castro

    BA ESE- Instituto Superior Pedagogico

    Montessori Certification (Primary)- Duhovka Montessori Teacher Education Program (MACTE)



  • primary

    sierra goltry

    BA Elementary Education- Montana State University

    Montessori Certification (Primary)- Duhovka Montessori Teacher Education Program (MACTE)

    State of Montana Teaching Certificate


  • primary

    Paige hefferon

    BA Elementary Education - University of North Florida

    Montessori Certification (Early Childhood) - Duhovka Montessori Teacher Education (MACTE)

  • primary

    kati mcclurg

    BS Early Childhood Education- University of Wisconsin, Stout

    Montessori Certification (Primary)- Summit-Questa Teacher Training Institute (MACTE)

    State of Wisconsin Teaching Certificate


  • primary

    brittney wilson

    BS Pediatric Nutrition & Dietetics- University of North Florida

    Montessori Certification (Primary)- Duhovka Montessori Teacher Education Program (MACTE)


  • lower elementary

    debbie hodsdon

    Debbie Hodsdon

    BA Music- Virginia Intermont College

    Montessori Certification (Elementary I & II)- North Carolina Center for Montessori Teacher Education(MACTE)


  • lower elementary

    kim philo

    BA Psychology- Florida State University

    Montessori Certification (Elementary I & II ) - Duhovka Montessori Teacher Education Program (MACTE)


  • upper elementary

    Melissa Ross

    BS Psychology - San Diego State University

    Montessori Certification (Early Childhood) - Maria Montessori School of the Golden Gate (MACTE)

    Montessori Certification (Elementary I & II) - Duhovka Montessori Teacher Education Program (MACTE)


  • upper elementary

    beth perkins

    AS Fashion Merchandising- Centenary University


  • middle school

    Karl Schlobohm

    MEd Integrative Learning - The Institute of Educational Studies, Endicott College

    MA Literacy Studies - Aberystwyth University

    BA English - Messiah College

    Montessori Credential (Secondary I & II) - Houston Montessori Training Center (MACTE)

  • after-school program

    jennifer declementi

    BA Elementary Education- University of North Florida

    Certificate- ESOL, ESE, Media

    State of Florida Teaching Certificate


  • after-school program

    adam dodds

    University of North Florida

    Engineering course work - University of Delaware


  • AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM

    Jamie Davis


    University of Central Florida


  • Exceptional student program

    lINDA BECK

    BS Elementary Education/Exceptional Education - Buffalo State College

    MA Exceptional Education -Buffalo State College

  • SPECIALS

    Music - Abigail Poirier

    Art - Clay Times Art Center

    Library & Media - Jennifer DeClementi

    Physical Education - Renaissance Youth LLC and Amelia Fit

    STEM - Adam Dodds

    Spanish - Tania Castro