Primary Program Coordinator, Primary One Lead
Mrs. Kirby joined MSA in 2014. She taught for eight years in a public school Montessori program before joining MSA. She holds a Bachelors in Early Childhood with a Montessori Emphasis and a Masters in Elementary Education with a Montessori Emphasis, both from Lander University. She is Early Childhood certified by the American Montessori Society.
Primary Two Lead
Mrs. Beach has been teaching preschool since 2008. She joined MSA as the Primary Two assistant in 2014 and accepted the Directress of Primary Two position in 2017. She has an Associate Degree in Business/Accounting and earned her American Montessori Society Early Childhood credential through Lander University.
Primary Nap and Extended Day
Ms. Patterson has worked in childcare for over ten years with several of those years in Montessori classrooms at MSA. She has worked with ages 6 weeks through 12 years old and has Montessori experience in the infant, toddler, and primary ages.
Primary One Assistant
Mrs. Haney has taught preschool since 2008, joining MSA in 2014. She was a lead teacher in the Toddler classroom before joining Primary as the Primary One assistant in 2017. She has an associate's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Childcare.
Primary Two Assistant
Mrs. Bell has been working with preschoolers for over 30 years, and she has been back at MSA for around 15 years. She is a certified and trained nursing assistant, but being here with your child and at Montessori is her true passion.