CHILDREN'S OWN SCHOOL A Montessori tradition since 1942
CHILDREN'S OWN SCHOOLA Montessori tradition since 1942

"To assist a child we must provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.”  Maria Montessori

Our work is about one thing above all else the individual development of your child. Children's Own School's hiring process, supervision cycle, and on-going professional development is designed to ensure our teachers meet our high educational standards.


Meet Our Faculty

Elaine Anderson, Green Room Guide

BA, Art, Linfield College, Sheriden OR

AMS Primary Certification, North American Montessori Institute

AMI Primary, Montessori Training Center Northeast

DEEC Certification:   Lead Teacher Preschool

Glynis Anderson, Green Room Assistant

Lisa Ardizzoni, Office Manager

Woburn High School

Carrie Baker, Purple Room Assistant


Liz Buchanan, Music Specialist and Pavilion Assistant

BA, History, Duke University, Durham, NC

MEd, Creative Arts in Learning, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

MFA, Writing, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT

Samantha Eaton, White Room Assistant

Holly Flood, Director

BA, Natural Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

MPH, Maternal/Child Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

AMI Elementary Certification, Montessori Institute of Atlanta

AMI Primary Certification, Ohio Montessori Training Institute

DEEC Certification: Teacher, Infant/Toddler, Lead Teacher Preschool, Director I, Director II

Anshu Jain, Purple Room Guide

BA, English Literature, University of Rajasthan, India

Montessori Certification: Maria Montessori Training Centre, India

Julie Keating, Blue Room Assistant
BA, Fine Art Photography, Arizona State University
DEEC  Certification: Teacher, Infant/Toddler, Teacher, Preschool

Katie Manizone, Rainbow Room Assistant

BA, University of Maryland, Criminology

DEEC Certification: Teacher Preschool, Teacher Infant/Toddler

Caroline McCarthy, Blue Room Guide

BA Rodger Williams University

AMI Primary Certificate, Montessori Training Center Northeast


Valerie McCullough, Pavilion Guide

BA, Penn State University, Speech

AMS certification, Philadelphia Montessori Teacher Training Program

DEEC Certification: Lead Teacher, Preschool, Teacher, Infant/Toddler

Lisa Richtmann, French Specialist and Pavilion Assistant

BA, Child Study, Tufts University

MA, Elementary Curriculum and Instruction, Teachers College, Columbia University

DEEC Certification: Director II, Lead Teacher Preschool, Infant/Toddler

Jocelyn Synder, Rainbow Room Guide

BA, Musical Theater, Point Park University

AMI A-I certification, The Montessori Insitute, Denver, CO

DEEC certification: Lead Teacher Infant Toddler

Zhihong Zhan, White Room Guide

BA, Jiangxi Normal University, Education Administration

MEd, Gordon College, Early Childhood Education

Ms. Zoey holds an AMS diploma from the New England Montessori Teacher Education Center

DEEC certification: Lead Teacher Preschool

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