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

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Liz Hoyer
Upper Elementary Curriculum Director

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
Nancy Kestek
Director of Lower Elementary Programs

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

About Nancy
Judy Samudovsky
Director of Toddler & North Creek Early Childhood Programs & Professional Development

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

About Judy
Tomo Takahashi
Director of Woodinville Early Childhood Program

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
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
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
Theresa Kirby
Director of Athletics & Auxiliary Programs

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
Laureen Ng
Director of Development

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

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Julie Schwarz
Director of Admissions

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

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Jillian Dickson
Human Resources Specialist

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

About Jillian
Emily Irwin
Communications & Marketing Manager

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

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Labiba Khan
Admissions & Advancement Coordinator

BA (Finance & Management), Seattle University
MBA, Seattle University
Montessori Certification, Edmonds Community College
Hired at WMS—2018

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Shannon Long
North Creek Registrar & Receptionist

BS (Business Marketing, minor in Psychology), University of Northern Colorado
Hired at WMS—2018

About Shannon
Carli McSorley
Materials Coordinator
BA (Business Administration, accounting)
California State University, Fullerton
Hired at WMS—2019
About Carli
Samadia Mohsin

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) ACCA-UK certification
BSC, Applied Accounting (Oxford Brookes), UK

About Samadia
Betsy Monroe
Administrative Assistant/Registrar, Woodinville/Development Records

BA (English), Simpson University
Secondary Teaching Credential,
Simpson University Graduate School
MS (Business Management & Leadership), Western Governors University,
Graduate School of Business
Hired at WMS—2018

About Betsy
Emily Schlieman

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

About Emily
Jared Walls
Facilities Coordinator

BA in progress (Ministry Leadership), Life Pacific College
Hired at WMS—2017

About Jared