Early Childhood Faculty & Staff profiles


Judy Samudovsky, Toddler & North Creek Early Childhood Programs & Professional Development Director, jsamudovsky@woodinvillemontessori.org

Read Judy’s staff profile here.

Miki Shema, Director of Woodinville Campus & Parent Education, mshema@woodinvillemontessori.org

Read Miki’s staff profile here.

Michelle Ahern, Elm Class Assistant

Hired at WMS—2017

Nicole Ahern, Assistant, Aspen class
Margarita Anderson, Specialist – Spanish Instructor, North Creek & Woodinville
Rupa Bhattacharjee, Early Childhood Classroom Assistant, Douglas Fir

Hired at WMS—2017

Tara Chandler, Teacher, Maple Class

BS (psychology) University of Phoenix
Associates (Early Childhood Education), Lake Washington Technical College
Montessori credentials, Early Childhood
First year at WMS—1996; 2004

Yue Chen, Apple & Elm Classes Assistant

Hired at WMS—2017

sarahhahnweb2016Sarah Hahn, Early Childhood Program Assistant

BA (Supply Chain Management), Arizona State University
Hired at WMS—2016

Carol Harshaw, Teacher, Pine Class

BA (Education), Ashford University
Montessori credentials, Early Childhood Certificate
Hired at WMS—2008

Frances Ju, Assistant, Maple Class

Certificate, community college studies (Phlebotomy)
Hired at WMS—2008

Aneta Lasek, Teacher, Oak Class

MA (Linguistics and Polish Literature), Szczecin University, Poland
NCME Montessori Early Childhood credential, MPEIN instructor
Hired at WMS—2017

Cecelia Leavitt, Specialist – Music Teacher, North Creek & Woodinville

BMusic (Music Business and Voice), James Madison University in Virginia

jacileavittweb2016Jaci Leavitt, Assistant, Aspen Class

Hired at WMS—2016

Kelsey Mooseker, Assistant, Dogwood Class

BA (Sociology), Washington State University
Completed Montessori Assistant Training, MEIPN
Hired at WMS—2017

Ally Noble, Teacher, Douglas Fir Class

BA (Sociology, Latin American Studies), University of Redlands, California
Certificate in Education, Environment and Community from IslandWood Environmental Education Center, University of Washington
Montessori credentials, Early Childhood
Hired at WMS—2012

Allyn deQuilettes, Early Childhood Classroom float
Allison Remily, Assistant, EC programs

Hired at WMS—2018

Jody Sagawa, Teacher, Apple Class

BBA (Management Information Systems), University of Hawaii
Montessori Early Childhood credential
First year at WMS—2005

Lisa Shin, Teacher, Elm Class

BS (Industrial Design), University of Washington
Montessori credentials, Early Childhood AMS
Hired at WMS—2014

Ramya Sitaraman, Assistant, Pine Class

Hired at WMS—2017

Meg Venkatachalapathy, teacher, Aspen Class

BA (Psychology), University of Washington
Montessori credentials, Montessori Assistant Training, and in progress, Early Childhood Credential
Hired at WMS—2017

Jen Ward, Assistant, Aspen Class

Hired at WMS—2017

Marie Wood, Douglas Fir Class/EC Program Assistant

Hired at WMS—2017

Dhunitha Yelamali, Teacher, Dogwood Class

Hired at WMS—2016