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 2012 About me
Nicole Staska
Gold Door Co-Teacher
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Nicole Staska

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golddoor@mcssb.org

Title Gold Door Co-Teacher
Appointed 2012
Nicole Staska has been at Montessori Center School since 2008 and is a co-head teacher in Gold Door. Nicole has a bachelor's degree in education from Florida Atlantic University and a multi-subject elementary education teaching credential. Nicole has an infant/toddler Montessori credential from the Center for Montessori Education in New York.
Appointed in 1982 About me
Carla Shapiro
Silver Door Assistant Teacher

Carla Shapiro

Title Silver Door Assistant Teacher
Classes Silver Door
Appointed 1982
Carla Shapiro is the assistant teacher in Silver Door. She has an associate degree in early childhood education.
Appointed in 2002 About me
JoAnne Serpa
Navy Door Head Teacher
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JoAnne Serpa

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navydoor@mcssb.org

Title Navy Door Head Teacher
Classes Navy Door
Appointed 2002
JoAnn Serpa has been at MCS since 1989 and head teacher of Navy Door since 2002. She has a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an Early Childhood Credential from the American Montessori Society San Francisco Bay Area Teacher Education Center.
Appointed in 2017 About me
Julianne Stibbe
Aqua Door Assistant Teacher

Julianne Stibbe

Title Aqua Door Assistant Teacher
Appointed 2017
Julianne Stibbe is part of the elementary after school care team. She holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of California in Santa Barbara. Before coming to MCS, she worked as a behavioral interventionist and a music instructor.
Appointed in 2016 About me
Kimberly Sanchez
Green Door Assistant Teacher

Kimberly Sanchez

Title Green Door Assistant Teacher
Classes Green Door
Appointed 2016
Kimberly Sanchez is the assistant teacher in Green Door. She holds a B.A. in sociology with a minor in education, teacher preparation track from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Before coming to MCS, Kimberly worked in education, youth development and after school programming.
Emily Stratton
Emerald Door Assistant Teacher

Emily Stratton

Title Emerald Door Assistant Teacher
Emily Stratton is the assistant teacher in Brown Door East. She has a B.A. in theater and dance from Westmont College. Emily has taught youth dance and physical education and works as a personal trainer. Before coming to MCS, Emily was a teaching assistant for a 5th grade classroom in North Carolina.