Faculty

ADMINISTRATION

 

Jennifer Stark – Head of School

Bachelor of Arts cum laude in English from the University of Alabama in Huntsville

American Montessori Society Administrator Credential (November 2018) – Houston Montessori Center, Houston, TX

Joined MSH in 2013

 

 

Leela Pahl – Director of Admissions and Program Development

Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Environmental Analysis and Policy with a concentration in International Studies from Boston University

Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Training

Joined MSH in 2008

 

 

Kelsey Flores – Office Manager (Hampton Cove)

Joined MSH in 2013

 

 

 

 

 


HAMPTON COVE

 

Becky – Toddler Lead Teacher

American Montessori Society (AMS) Infant and Toddler Credential -Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education, Cincinnati, OH.

Joined MSH in 2003

 

 

 

Lacey – Toddler Lead Teacher

American Montessori Society (AMS) Infant and Toddler Credential -Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education, Cincinnati, OH.

Joined MSH in 2006

 

 

 

Monica Ingram

Monica – Primary Lead Teacher

American Montessori Society (AMS) Early Childhood Credential- Houston Montessori Center, Houston, TX.

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Early Childhood Education from the University of Texas

Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Training

Joined MSH 2011

 

 

Elena – Primary Assistant Teacher 

Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of North Florida

Master of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of Florida

Joined MSH in 2015

 

 

 

 

Carol Howie

Carol – Primary Assistant Teacher

Bachelor of Science from Sarah Lawrence College

Master in Divinity from Graduate Theological Union of Berkeley

Joined MSH in 2008

 

 


Huntsville

 

Jayati Bhattacharjee

Jayati – Toddler Lead Teacher

American Montessori Society (AMS) Infant and Toddler Credential – Mid-America Montessori Teacher Training Institute, Omaha, NE.

Bachelor of Science degree (Honors) in Human Resource Development from Kolkata University

Joined MSH in 2011

 

 

Aida – Toddler Assistant Teacher

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education at Eastern Samar State College in the Philippines.

Joined MSH in 2015

 

 

 

 

Janaki Barakam

Janaki – Primary Lead Teacher

American Montessori Society (AMS) Early Childhood Credential through Memphis Montessori Institute, Memphis, TN.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Early Childhood Education

Joined MSH in 1998

 

 

Crystal – Primary Assistant Teacher

Joined MSH in 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Will – Primary Assistant Teacher

Joined MSH in 2017

 

 

 

 

 

shree

Shree – Primary Lead Teacher 

American Montessori Society (AMS) Early Childhood Credential through Montessori Training Center of Brentwood, Brentwood, TN.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biological Sciences from India

Joined MSH in 2006

 

Tammy – Primary Assistant Teacher

Joined MSH in 2016

 

 

 

 

Angela Harber

Mrs. McCollum – Lower Elementary Lead Teacher

American Montessori Society (AMS) Lower Elementary Credential, (Ages 6-9) through the Center for Montessori Training, North Carolina.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Alabama

Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator Training

Joined MSH in 2008

 

Mrs. Hill – Upper Elementary Lead Teacher
American Montessori Society (AMS) Upper Elementary Credential, (Ages 9-12) and Lower Elementary Credential, (Ages 6-9) through Seacoast Montessori Teacher Education Program, South Carolina.

Bachelor of Science cum laude in Elementary Education from Athens State University

Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Training

Joined MSH in 2001

 

Mrs. Scott – Lower Elementary Lead Teacher

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (Grades 1-8) from Louisiana State University (LSU).

Montessori Elementary I Education Certificate from Southwestern Montessori Training Center.

Joined MSH in 2017

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth – Elementary Assistant Teacher

Joined MSH in 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leon – Elementary Assistant Teacher

Joined MSH in 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carmen – Spanish Teacher & Elementary Assistant

Joined MSH in 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathy – Music Teacher

Bachelor of Music in piano performance and pedagogy, the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Certified in Kindermusik.

Joined MSH in 2009