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 Kathy Heckert

    Kathy Heckert 

    Director of Early Childhood Education
  • Photo of Morgan Aviña

    Morgan AviƱa 

    Director of Elementary & MS Education
  • Photo of Glenda Garrison

    Glenda Garrison 

    Development Director
  • Photo of Dawn Westley

    Dawn Westley 

    Director of Business Operations
  • Photo of Megan Plesea

    Megan Plesea 

    Director of Enrollment & Community Engagement