Dr. Rebecca Duke – Head of School

AIM4Excellence National Early Childhood Director Credential, National Louis University

American Montessori Society (AMS) Administrator Credential, Houston Montessori Center, in process

PhD Museum Education / Public History, Middle Tennessee State University

Master of Arts in History, Jacksonville State University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Jacksonville State University

IBCCES Board Certified Cognitive Specialist

Melanie Hack – Curriculum Director  

American Montessori Society Early Childhood Credential, Xavier University Montessori Teacher Education Program

Master of Education, Xavier University

Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning, University of Cincinnati

Orton-Gillingam Associate Level Training

Reading Specialist K-12 – Xavier University

Galadriel Coffen – Office Manager – South Huntsville Campus

Bachelor of Arts in Literature, Grove City College

Lacey Champion – Office Manager – Hampton Cove Campus, Montessori Mornings Guide

AMS Associate Infant/Toddler Credential – Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education (GCCME)

Grace Dellis – Director of Development

Bachelor of Arts, Rhetoric, Georgia College







Becky Spooner, Admissions Director

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education – Montessori, Saint Catherine University

AMS Infant/Toddler Full Credential, Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education (GCCME)


The Montessori School of Huntsville is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, in accordance with the Bylaws of the Montessori Society of Huntsville.  These Bylaws, in conjunction with the Articles of Incorporation of The Montessori Society of Huntsville, are the authority in defining how the activities of the Montessori Society of Huntsville will be conducted.
Board Members are elected by the parent body and serve three-year terms and need not be from the parent body.

Board of Directors

Nick Sandridge, Chair

Victoria Tripiano, Vice Chair

Mila Tronolone, Treasurer

Dr. Eli Hooten, Secretary

Leah Black, Director-at-large

Dr. Richard Green, Director-at-large

Dan Paulson, Director-at-large

Beth Riddle, Director-at-large

Email: bod@montessorihuntsville.org