Jessie Field, director and lead teacher, joined Creative Montessori School in 2013 as a volunteer in the classroom when her first child was a student. She is a state-certified teacher for grades K-12, with five years of experience teaching in the Fayette County schools, and a master’s degree in education with a specialization in reading and writing. After becoming interested in Montessori, she went back to school in 2015 to acquire her American Montessori Society accreditation.
Kanchan Ramkumar Singh, part-time assistant, has a master’s degree in economics and a postgraduate diploma in international business. She began her interest in Montessori when her daughter attended CMS, and has recently completed her Montessori Assistant Teacher Preparation course.
Sarah Harcourt Watts, co-lead teacher, first came to Creative Montessori in 2021 when her son began as a student. Most recently, she worked as the Executive Director of Reading Camp, a non-profit providing free services for kids who are behind in reading. She also has four years of elementary teaching experience. She holds a Master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School, and lives in Lexington with her husband and two children.
ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Susan Vorhis founded Creative Montessori School in 1998 and continues to serve as the president of the board. She has a master’s degree in early childhood education and a teaching certificate from the American Montessori Society for ages 2 ½ to 6. She has been teaching Montessori for over 30 years and brings her expertise as an advisor to the current staff.
Creative Montessori School does not discriminate in enrollment or any other policies on the basis of race, religion, or ethnic or national background.
“Thank you for giving my children the best foundation for learning I could have imagined.”
Our warm and caring teachers have been educating children in Central Kentucky since 1998. Our small size encourages close relationships with our parents and families.
What Is Montessori?
- individualized curriculum
- multi-age groupings
- freedom of movement
- well trained teachers
Enrollment Is Open!
We are currently scheduling visits for families interested in enrolling for the 2024-2025 school year which begins Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2024 and ends Thursday, May 22, 2025.