Meet our Faculty

Our highly trained and passionate teachers are dedicated to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for young learners. With a focus on hands-on learning experiences, our goal is to prepare our students for future success by laying a strong foundation in their early years.

  • Sally Lovelock

    Sally Lovelock

    Head of School

    • Owner/Operator
    • Montessori Centre International - London, England
    • Casa International Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy
  • Maria Piscitelli

    Maria Piscitelli

    Thorold Assistant Head of School

    • French Teacher
    • Brock University – Bachelor of Arts Degree
    • Toronto Montessori Teachers Training Institute – Casa/Elementary Diploma
  • Beth Van Staalduinen

    Beth Van Staalduinen

    St. Catharines Assistant Head of School

    • Redeemer University – Bachelor of Education Degree
    • Montessori Teachers College – Infant/Toddler Diploma
  • Sarah Howard

    Sarah Howard

    Thorold/St. Catharines Casa Supervisor

    • Brock University – Bachelor of Arts Child and Youth Studies
    • Montessori Teacher College – Casa Diploma
  • Heather Christoff

    Heather Christoff

    Thorold Montessori Assistant

    • Brock University – Psychology Degree
    • Sheridan College – Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Christine Cullip

    Christine Cullip

    St. Catharines Casa Directress

    • Mohawk College - Registered Early Childhood Educator
    • Montessori Teachers College – Casa Diploma
  • Erica Buch-Fitzgerald

    Erica Buch-Fitzgerald

    Thorold Casa Directress

    • Niagara College - Registered Early Childhood Educator
    • Montessori Teachers College – Casa Diploma
  • Ashley White

    Ashley White

    St. Catharines Toddler Directress

    • Niagara College - Registered Early Childhood Educator
    • Montessori Teachers College – Toddler Diploma
  • Alissa Orsulak

    Alissa Orsulak

    St. Catharines Casa Directress

    • Niagara College - Registered Early Childhood Educator
    • Montessori Teachers College – Casa Diploma
  • Courtney Saunders

    Courtney Saunders

    St. Catharines Toddler Directress

    • Montessori Teachers College- Infant/Toddler Diploma
    • Niagara College - Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Amanda Youngblut

    Amanda Youngblut

    Thorold Toddler Directress

    • Niagara College- Registered Early Childhood Educator
    • Montessori Teachers College- Infant/Toddler Diploma
  • Alyssa Richard

    Alyssa Richard

    St. Catharines Casa Directress

    • Canadian Montessori Teacher Education Institute- Casa Diploma
  • Alessandra Porco

    Alessandra Porco

    St. Catharines Montessori Assistant

    • Brock University- Bachelor of Arts Child and Youth Studies
  • Vanessa Krajewski

    Vanessa Krajewski

    St. Catharines Montessori Assistant

    • Niagara College- Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Laura Marconi

    Laura Marconi

    St. Catharines Montessori Assistant

    • Niagara College- Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Andrea Mena

    Andrea Mena

    St. Catharines Montessori Assistant

    • Niagara College- Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Paula Serna

    Paula Serna

    St. Catharines Montessori Assistant

    • Niagara College- Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Deidre Drevensek

    Deidre Drevensek

    St. Catharines Montessori Assistant

    • Brock University- Bachelor of Arts History
    • Mohawk College- Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Christine Mandula

    Christine Mandula

    Thorold Montessori Assistant

    • Redeemer University- Bachelor of Education
    • Montessori Teachers College- Assistant Diploma
  • Emily DeOliveira

    Emily DeOliveira

    Thorold Montessori Assistant

    • Algonquin College- Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Kristine Sider

    Kristine Sider

    Music Teacher

    • Fanshaw College – Recreation & Leisure Services Diploma
  • Elaine DeKleine

    Elaine DeKleine

    Property Manager