Ms. Annie has been a teacher at the Montessori Co-op School since 1985 and is one of our Primary teachers. Ms. Annie has spent her career shaping our school. She feels deeply honored to work as an educational guide in partnership with her students and their wonderfully supportive families.
She received her bachelor’s degree in Geography and Languages from St. Patrick’s College in Maynooth, Ireland. Her elementary education training came from St. Patrick’s Teacher Training College in Dublin, and Montessori training from The St. Nicholas Montessori Society of London. Ms. Annie also has her MBA from Bellevue University and has been an adjunct instructor for Metro Community College’s Early Childhood Education Department.
Ms. Annie was born and raised in Ireland. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with family both here and in Ireland and with her good friends. She also enjoys reading, dancing, walking, drawing, and especially live theater.
” The child who has felt a strong love for his surroundings and for all living creatures, who has discovered joy and enthusiasm in work, gives us reason to hope that humanity can develop in a new direction.” -Maria Montessori