Enrichment Staff


Lydia Trom - ART 

Lydia has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Michigan, in drawing and painting, with a minor concentration in Biology. She received her Master's degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Medical Illustration. She worked as a medical animator for a software company in Ames, Iowa for 5 years.

She and her husband, Jeff, then moved to Bozeman in 2005. They have 3 children, all currently attending Middle Creek Montessori. Mrs. Trom loves to create art whenever the opportunity arise, and is thrilled to share this love with the students.

Teacher Support

Eileen Francis was born in New Jersey and graduated with a B.S. in Nursing from Villanova University and a B.A. in Philosophy from Montana State University. Her experience with children includes teaching cooking and health classes; tutoring math and reading; conducting outdoor summer  program/wilderness trek for Junior High students; Cub Scout leader for 5 years and raising her son. Her son attended 3 years at another Montessori and 2 years at Middle Creek.
Eileen works as a After School teacher and a playground supervisor; Teacher Aide during the school year/summer programs and helping with reading in the Lower Elementary class.
In her free time, she enjoys camping, hiking and boating with her husband, son and cocker spaniel.