Montessori Center School

toddler through sixth grade since 1965

Department:

All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Appointed in 2007 About me
Dell Barden
Blue Door Head Teacher
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Dell Barden

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bluedoor@mcssb.org

Title Blue Door Head Teacher
Appointed 2007
Dell Barden has been at Montessori Center School since 2003, working as the director of admissions before becoming the head teacher of Blue Door. She has a B.S. in early childhood education and holds a Montessori credential in early childhood education. She also is a credentialed teacher in art, elementary education and early elementary education. Dell is trained in the Lindamood-Bell LIPS and Seeing Stars programs and the Orton-Gillingham multi-sensory reading program.
Appointed in 2009 About me
Loric Box
Brown East Head Teacher
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Loric Box

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browneast@mcssb.org

Title Brown East Head Teacher
Appointed 2009
Loric Box is the head teacher in Brown Door West. Loric has a B.A. in elementary education with a specialization in science from the College of Santa Fe and an AMS elementary I & II credential from the Center for Montessori Teacher Education in New York. He also has an Outdoor Classroom Specialist I certificate form the Outdoor Classroom. Before arriving at MCS, Loric worked as a Montessori teacher in New Mexico.
Appointed in 2016 About me
Garrett Blair
Drama Specialist

Garrett Blair

drama@mcssb.org

Title Drama Specialist
Appointed 2016
Garrett Blair is the Lower and Upper Elementary Drama Specialist. He has been working in youth theater and youth theater education since 1991. He holds a B.A. in theatre arts from Columbia University. He also is the programming artistic director and co-founder of Collabreations, a youth theater arts program in Santa Barbara devoted to youth-driven collaborative creation processes.