Administrative Staff

Administrative Staff

Sunita Pailoor
Head of School

BA (Psychology, Economics , English), Bangalore University
BS (Economics ), Portland State University
M.Ed, Plymouth State University
Montessori Credentials - Elementary I and II; Administrator
Hired at WMS—2002

About Sunita
<a href="mailto:spailoor@woodinvillemontessori.org
Brianna Burgi
Administrative Assistant

Hired at WMS—2021

About Brianna
Wendy Coulombe
Secondary Program Director

BS (Mathematics), Bucknell University
MS (Mathematics), North Carolina State University
PhD (Secondary Mathematics Education), North Carolina State University
First year at WMS—2006

About Wendy
Jillian Dickson
Human Resources Specialist

BS (Architecture), Washington State University
Montessori Assistant Training, MEIPN
Hired at WMS—2009

About Jillian
Fatou Gaye
Receptionist & Program Assistant

Hired at WMS—2021

About Fatou
Jane Hartway
Admissions Coordinator & Lead Registrar

BS (Computer Science), New Mexico State University
MSW (University of Washington)
Montessori credentials - AMS Early Childhood, 2008
Hired at WMS—2021

About Jane
Liz Hoyer
Director of Upper Elementary Programs

BA (Psychology), Villanova University
Master in Teaching (City University)
Montessori credentials - AMS Elementary I and II
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification
Washington state K-8 Residency Certification
Hired at WMS—2005-2008; 2018

About Liz
Tricie Hunter
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

BA (French Language & Literature), Smith College
MBA, University of Washington
Prior CPA certification, state of Washington
Hired at WMS—2011

About Tricie
Emily Irwin
Communications & Marketing Manager

BA (Communications [Media Studies, Journalism & Public Relations], minor in Political Science), Boise State University
Public Relations Certificate, Boise State University
Hired at WMS—2018

About Emily
<a href="mailto:eirwin@woodinvillemontessori.org
Carolina Juarez
Receptionist & Assistant Registrar, Woodinville Campus

Hired at WMS—2021

About Carolina
Nancy Kestek
Director of Lower Elementary Programs

BA (Psychology), University of Washington
Montessori Early Childhood and Elementary credentials
Hired at WMS—2006

About Nancy
Theresa Kirby
Director of Athletics, Woodinville Campus Supervisor & COVID-19 Coordinator

BS, California State University, Fresno
Montessori Assistant Training, MEIPN
Hired at WMS—2013

About Theresa
Tim McQuery
Facilities Manager

Member of the International Facility Management Association, several credentials through this organization
Hired at WMS—2013

About Tim
Carli McSorley
Materials Coordinator
BA (Business Administration, accounting)
California State University, Fullerton
Hired at WMS—2019
About Carli
Laureen Ng
Director of Development

BA (Art History), University of Washington
Certificate (Fundraising Management), UW Professional and Continuing Education
Hired at WMS—2019

About Laureen
<a href="mailto:lng@woodinvillemontessori.org
Cris Pederson
Bookkeeper

Bio. coming soon.
Hired at WMS—2021

About Cris
Judy Samudovsky
Director of Toddler & Early Childhood Programs

BS (Human Services Management), University of Phoenix
Montessori credentials, Early Childhood and Primary
Certified Parent Coach
Hired at WMS—2014

About Judy
Emily Schlieman
Librarian

MLIS (Library and Information Science), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
BA (History), Willamette University
TEFL certification
Hired at WMS—2015

About Emily
Julie Schwarz
Director of Admissions

BA (Economics), University of Washington
MA (Gerontology), Lindenwood University
Hired at WMS—2013</p

About Julie
<a href="mailto:jschwarz@woodinvillemontessori.org
Tomo Takahashi
Director of Auxiliary Programs & Assistant Director of Early Childhood Programs

BA (Social Sciences) International Christian University
MBA (Finance) New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
EdM (Learning & Teaching) Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
Montessori credentials, Early Childhood, American Montessori Society
Hired at WMS—2019

About Tomo