Montessori Academy

 

 

Meet the Staff

Lori Smith

Mrs. Lori Smith

Director of the Baldwin County Early Learning Center

Lori Smith, director of the Baldwin County Early Learning Center, has been a preschool educator for 20 years. Mrs. Smith has a Bachelor of Art degree from LaGrange College, a Master of Arts in Teaching and a Specialist in Educational Leadership from Georgia College. The Early Learning Center takes great pride in providing world-class educational opportunities for our community, and the new Montessori Academy will be an excellent addition to our already innovative curriculum.

lori.smith@baldwin.k12.ga.us

Mrs. Carol Gledhill

Assistant Director, Montessori Academy at the Early Learning Center

Carol Gledhill, assistant director of the Montessori Academy has been in education for 11 years. Mrs. Gledhill has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Georgia College. 

carol.gledhill@gcsu.edu

Staff List

Teachers and Assistants

Ms. Claire Brigner, Montessori Teacher

Ms. Tammy Butts, Montessori Teacher Assistant

Ms. Jessica Hanna, Montessori Classroom Assistant

Ms. Leanne Harper, Montessori Teacher Assistant

Ms. Brandi Mason, Infant/Toddler Teacher

Ms. Tracy McWilliams, Montessori Teacher

Ms. Brooke Michalic, Infant/Toddler Teacher

Ms. Linda Moon, Montessori Teacher Assistant

Ms. Christina Osborne, Infant/Toddler Teacher

Ms. Kearah Rambo, Montessori Teacher Assistant

Ms. Myranda Walden, Montessori Classroom Assistant

Ms. Ciara Spisak, Infant/Toddler Teacher

Mr. Howard Abney, Montessori Teacher Assistant

Ms. Denise Ward, Montessori Teacher Assistant

Ms. Brandi Mason

Teacher, Duckling Classroom

Ms. Mason has worked for the Board of Education for the past three years at the Early Learning Center. She plans to further her education at Georgia College and State University.

 

Ms. Myranda Walden

Classroom Assistant, Tadpoles

Ms. Walden is working on her Bachelor of Art degree in Early Childhood Education, from Liberty University.

Ms. Christina Osborne

Infant Toddler Teacher, Frog Classroom

Ms. Osborne is a certified nursing assistant (CNA). She plans to work on her Bachelor of Art degree in Early Childhood Education, at CGTC.

 

Ms. Claire Brigner

Teacher, Dragonfly Classroom

Ms. Brigner earned a Bachelor's of Science in Birth to Kindergartner Education, from Western Carolina University, and she has her G.A. Teaching License.

Ms. Kearah Rambo

Assistant Teacher, Fish Classroom

Ms. Rambo is a certified Georgia Paraprofessional, and she plans to work on a Bachelor of Art degree in Early Childhood Education.

Ms. Brooke Michalic

Infant Toddler Teacher, Fish Classroom

Mrs. Michalic has technical certifications, in Early Childhood Education and in Early Childhood Program Administration. Currently, she plans to work on a Bachelor fo Art degree in Early Childhood Education.

Ms. Tracy McWilliams

Teacher, Turtle Classroom

Ms. McWilliams has earned her Bachelor of Art degree in Early Childhood Education (certified in P-5), from Mercer University.

 

Ms. Moon

Assistant Teacher, Turtle Classroom

Ms. Moon is the assistant teacher and plans to further her career in education at Georgia College.