Faculty & Staff

Characteristics of Professional Excellence

West Side Montessori Teachers demonstrate consistent commitment to Montessori philosophy and practice.

They create a responsive learning community where families feel welcomed and valued.
Teachers foster independence, while encouraging the development of the whole person.

They recognize each child’s unique talents and interests, inspiring students to discover their best selves.

Directors' Circle

List of 6 members.

  • Photo of Jennifer Schoepf

    Jennifer Schoepf 

    Head of School
  • Photo of Tricia Miller-Purvis

    Tricia Miller-Purvis 

    Director of Elementary & Middle School Education
  • Photo of Kathy Heckert

    Kathy Heckert 

    Director of Early Childhood Education
  • Photo of Anne Spenny

    Anne Spenny 

    Admission Director
  • Photo of Glenda Garrison

    Glenda Garrison 

    Development Director
  • Photo of Dawn Westley

    Dawn Westley 

    Director of Business Operations