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Head Teacher 
Sara Silva is from Portugal.  Her first experience with Montessori came at the age of seven when she attended a Montessori school for the first time.  She holds a Montessori Preschool Teacher Certification through the Pan American Montessori Society and her Montessori Infant/Toddler training through the Montessori Institute of America.  Ms. Sara also holds a Montana Infant/Toddler Caregiver Training Certification and a Child Development Associate Certificate in Center Infant/Toddler Care.  She is currently completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education with an emphasis in psychology and mental health.  

Ms. Sara has been teaching since 2001 and she has been the head of our toddler classroom since 2004.




Assistant Teacher
Amie Metcalf graduated from Idaho State University in 1997, with a bachelor's degree in English and also gained certifications in Parent-Child mediation, Victim-Offender mediation, and Cognitive Self Change. She worked in the Juvenile Corrections field for four years, and has worked in retail management fifteen years. Having discovered the Montessori method of education when she brought her daughter, Mallory, to our school last fall, she has decided to change careers and is currently earning her Montessori Early Childhood teaching certification while assisting in the Sweet Pea classroom. 
As a family, Amie and her husband, Chris, enjoy kayaking and hiking, and playing with their dog, Felix. Amie also enjoys reading, cooking, and baking.


Assistant Teacher


Kim Miller -  Bio coming soon