Amy-Anne Kibler

Amy-Anne is the Executive Director of the school. She started at MSMV in 2003 in Primary, and became the head of school in 2006. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Fort Wright College in Spokane, WA. She received her AMS credential in Montessori School Management from The Center for Montessori Teacher Education/New York. Amy-Anne is active in the Ohio Montessori Alliance, currently serving as the circle leader for the Ohio Montessori Validation Project and as a member of their Government Advocacy Circle.


Ashley Zenobi

Ashley is the head teacher in the Primary North classroom. She has been at MSMV since 2008. Ashley graduated Cum Laude from Youngstown State with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Her Montessori credentials include AMS Early Childhood (ages 3-6) from the Columbus Montessori Education Center.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.


Colleen Abu-Malouh

Colleen is an Assistant in Primary North. She graduated with a degree in early childhood education from YSU in 2014, and has completed the Montessori Fundamentals course from the Center for Guided Montessori Fundamentals. Colleen has worked in the childcare industry since 2011, and was a teacher for the Islamic academy of Youngstown from 2014-2016. She was the Extended Caregiver at MSMV for the 2014/15 school year.


Rosemary Finley

Rosemary Finley - Rosemary is the teacher in the Primary South classroom.  She has been teaching at MSMV for over twenty-five years.  She attended Kent State University where she studied Psychology. Rosemary received her AMI 3-6 Early Childhood Credentials from the Ohio Montessori Institute in Cleveland, where she also attended many Montessori workshops.  

Office Hours:  Monday—Friday 3:15-4:00 p.m.


Joy Bosel

Joy is the head teacher in the Lower Elementary classroom. She has been teaching at MSMV for 3 years, and is also an MSMV alumna. Joy has a Master’s Degree in Experimental Psychology from Hollins University in Virginia. She completed her 6-12 Montessori Teaching Credential at the Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative in Lexington MA.

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 3:15 - 4:00 p.m.


Mililani Perry

Mililani is an Assistant in Lower Elementary. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education from YSU. Mililani has worked in education for over 14 years - 11 years working with infants and toddlers, and most recently she spent 2 years as the Early Childhood Director at the Youngstown JCC. She has also completed the Montessori Fundamentals course from the Center for Guided Montessori Fundamentals. Mililani began working at MSMV in 2016.


Darlene Wolf

Darlene is the head teacher in the Upper Elementary classroom. She has been at MSMV for over 30 years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Kent State. Her Montessori credentials include Primary 3-6 from Montessori Western Teacher Training at California State, Elementary 6-9 from Midwest Montessori Teacher Training at DePaul University, and Elementary 9-12 from Midwest Montessori Teacher Training at Kendall College.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 3:20 – 4:00 p.m.


Amanda Robb

Amanda is a Teacher Trainee in the Upper Elementary Classroom. She has been at MSMV since 2014. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and 4th -5th Grade Endorsement from the University of Mount Union, and completed her student teaching in Australia. She has completed the 6-9 portion of her 6-12 Montessori Teaching Credential from Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative in Lexington, MA., and is now completing the 9-12 portion.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 3:20 – 4:00 p.m.


Julia Catchpole

Julia is a teacher in the Adolescent classroom, specializing in Math and Science. She has been at MSMV since 2002. Julia has a Bachelor’s Degree from CWRU and teaching certificates from Cleveland State and Youngstown State. Her Montessori credentials include Adolescent Teaching with The Montessori Teacher Education Collaborative.


Nesha Kovalick

Nesha is a teacher in the Adolescent classroom, specializing in English Language Arts, History, Latin, and Practical Life. She has been at MSMV since 2002. Nesha has a Master’s Degree from the University of Colorado.


stephStephanie Crain

Stephanie is MSMV's Communications Coordinator and School Secretary. She has been at MSMV since 2014. Stephanie has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Kent State and a Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University.

 

 


Julie Long

Julie is MSMV’s Business Assistant. She has been at MSMV since 2014. Julie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Youngstown State University.

 

 

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