Susan Vorhis founded Creative Montessori School in 1998, and continues as director. 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.
Staci Senatore, co-head teacher, has been teaching Montessori for almost 20 years. She received her primary certification in Montessori education from the North America Montessori Center, and has taught at schools in Kentucky and in New York. She designed, implemented and taught a Montessori toddler program in Georgetown, Kentucky, before joining our staff in 2014.
Jessie Field, co-head teacher and assistant director, recently completed her American Montessori Society accreditation. She has a master’s degree in education, with a specialization in reading and writing. She is a state-certified teacher for grades K-12, and has five years of experience teaching in the Fayette County schools. She started as a classroom volunteer when her daughters attended CMS, and joined our staff in 2015.
Heeyoung Kim, classroom aide, has a degree in mathematics education and is a state certified teacher for grades 5-9. She taught middle school for seven years in Korea, and for three years taught at a Korean school in Michigan. Her two daughters attended Montessori schools in Michigan, and her son was a student at CMS.
Erin Smith, art specialist and substitute teacher, studied computer science in school, and has been a professional photographer since 2005. Her son graduated from CMS in 2015 and now attends Providence Montessori School.
Beckey Breeze, multi-cultural teacher, has been visiting our classroom for ten years, taking the children on multi-sensory visits to foreign lands. Her three children graduated from our school, and two are now students at Providence Montessori.
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 have enrolled a full class for the 2017-2018 school year, but will be scheduling visits for families interested in enrolling for next year. The 2018-2019 year begins Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 and ends Thursday, May 24, 2019.