Mary Ellen Townsend-Mehler
Mary Ellen is very pleased to be supporting classroom teachers and working with kindergarten students this year. She is an experienced Montessori Primary teacher who is enthusiastic about what this environment can provide to children. Mary Ellen has taught in Michigan and Montana for fourteen years. She has a BA from Notre Dame University and earned her Montessori Primary Teaching Certificate in 2001.
Mary Ellen enjoys being outdoors, on her own or with her two girls and husband, John (all three of whom were Montessori kids). She loves reading, singing, drumming, and looking for birds and wildflowers.