OUR FACULTY

Hawley Hoggard

Allyson Creel

Ali Mullins

 

Daiana 

 

Meara Phelps

 

Grecia Lucero

 

HAWLEY HOGGARD

Head of School

Education

B.A. in Botany - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A.M.I Primary diploma - Washington Montessori Institute (DC)  

 

Experience

A.M.I. Primary Teacher, Charlotte, NC  1994 – 2017

A.M.I. Primary Teacher, Newport, KY  1990 – 1994

 

Professional Presentations and Teacher Workshops  

Early Language in the Children's House, 2016

The Language Materials in the Montessori Primary Classroom, 2006

Responsibilities of the Primary Assistant, 2002

The Logic of Montessori, 2002

Exploring the Language Curriculum of the Primary Classroom, 1998

 

Service

A.M.I. Refresher Course Primary Level Liaison, 2006

 

Association Memberships

Member of the Association of Montessori Internationale (AMI) 

Member of the North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA)

Member of the Montessori Administrators Association (AMI-MAA)

 

 

Education

B.A. in Art - Wittenberg University (OH)

M.S.Ed. in Art Therapy - Nazareth College of Rochester (NY)

A.M.I. Elementary diploma - Washington Montessori Institute (MD)

 

Experience

A.M.I Elementary Teacher, Charlotte, NC  2004-present

Elementary Assistant, Charlotte, NC  2002-2004

 

Professional Presentation

Conference Presenter, North Carolina Montessori Collective Annual Conference, 2015

 

Service

Chair, A.M.I. Elementary Alumni Association Board, 2014 - 2017

Conference Coordinator, A.M.I. Elementary Alumni Association Board, 2011 – 2014

 

Association Memberships

Member of the Association of Montessori Internationale (AMI) 

Member of the Elementary Alumni Association (AMI-EAA) 

 

 

LARA JACOBS

Primary Teacher

ALI MULLINS

Elementary Assistant

DAIANA GANDULLA

Primary Assistant

TRICIA RINGLEY

Administrative Assistant

Education

B.S. in Elementary Education - Plattsburgh College (NY)

M.Ed. Loyola College (MD)

A.M.I. Primary diploma - Washington Montessori Institute (MD)

 

Experience

A.M.I Primary Teacher, 3 to 6 Year-Old Classroom, Charlotte, NC  2002 - 2008

OUR FACULTY

Hawley Hoggard

Allyson Creel

Teresa Hanlon

 

Daiana 

 

Ali Mullins

Tricia Ringley

HAWLEY HOGGARD

Head of School

Education

B.A. in Botany - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A.M.I Primary diploma - Washington Montessori Institute (DC)  

 

Experience

A.M.I. Primary Teacher, Charlotte, NC  1994 – 2020

A.M.I. Primary Teacher, Newport, KY  1990 – 1994

 

Professional Presentations and Teacher Workshops  

Early Language in the Children's House, 2016

The Language Materials in the Montessori Primary Classroom, 2006

Responsibilities of the Primary Assistant, 2002

The Logic of Montessori, 2002

Exploring the Language Curriculum of the Primary Classroom, 1998

 

Service

A.M.I. Refresher Course Primary Level Liaison, 2006

 

Association Memberships

Member of the Association of Montessori Internationale (AMI) 

 

 

Education

B.A. in Art - Wittenberg University (OH)

M.S.Ed. in Art Therapy - Nazareth College of Rochester (NY)

A.M.I. Elementary diploma - Washington Montessori Institute (MD)

 

Experience

A.M.I Elementary Teacher, Charlotte, NC  2004-present

Elementary Assistant, Charlotte, NC  2002-2004

 

Professional Presentation

Conference Presenter, North Carolina Montessori Collective Annual Conference, 2015

 

Service

Chair, A.M.I. Elementary Alumni Association Board, 2014 - 2017

Conference Coordinator, A.M.I. Elementary Alumni Association Board, 2011 – 2014

 

Association Memberships

Member of the Association of Montessori Internationale (AMI) 

Member of the Elementary Alumni Association (AMI-EAA) 

 

 

ALLYSON CREEL

Assistant Head of School, Elementary Teacher

LARA JACOBS

Primary Teacher

TERESA HANLON

Primary Teacher

ALI MULLINS

Elementary Assistant

TRICIA RINGLEY

Administrative Assistant

Education

B.S. in Elementary Education - Plattsburgh College (NY)

M.Ed. Loyola College (MD)

A.M.I. Primary diploma - Washington Montessori Institute (MD)

 

Experience

A.M.I Primary Teacher, 3 to 6 Year-Old Classroom, Charlotte, NC  2002 - 2008

GRECIA LUCERO

Montessori All Day Assistant

Education

Associate degree in Early Childhood Education - CPCC - Charlotte, NC

Experience

Early Childhood Teacher Cadet, Piney Grove Elementary, 2012 - 2014

Interests

Oil painting, basketball, reading, hiking

Grecia Lucero

 

Education

B.S. in Biology - St. Francis University (PA)

M.S. in Biology - Clarion University (PA)

A.M.I Primary diploma - Montessori Institute of North Texas (TX)

Experience

Biology Instructor, Washington & Lee University (VA), 1997 - 2006

Montessori primary assistant, Charlotte, NC 2006 - 2008

Montessori primary assistant, Keystone Montessori School, Charlotte, NC 2019 -2020

Association Memberships

Member of the Association of Montessori Internationale (AMI)

Education

Early Childhood Education - St. Vincent College (PA)

Early Childhood Education - University of Maine 

A.M.I Primary diploma - Washington Montessori Institute (DC)  

Experience

A.M.I. Primary Teacher, Casper, WY  1989 - 1992

A.M.I. Primary Teacher and school owner, Casper, WY   1993 – 2001

A.M.I. Primary Teacher and school owner, Bath, ME  2005 - 2013

A.M.I. Primary Teacher, Fishers, IN 2013 - 2014

Resource Aide, Carmel, IN 2014 - 2018

Professional Development

A.M.I. Refresher Course 2000, 2012, 2015  

MTIPS Conference: Classroom Management 2010; All-Day Montessori 2014

Speaking to Reading and Phonograms, presented by Shannon Helfrich 2006

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd training, 1991-1992

Association Memberships

Member of the Association of Montessori Internationale (AMI)

 

Lara Jacobs

Education

B.A. in Psychology - Winthrop University (SC)

Undergraduate Research: Effects of Psychological Barriers on Climate Change Mitigating Behaviors, 2016

A.M.I Elementary Trainee, Montessori Northwest, Spokane, WA

 

Experience

Reading Teacher, Charlotte, NC  2017

Elementary Classroom Assistant, Charlotte, NC  2017 - present

Interests

Art, cycling, reading