Preschool & Kindergarten

Jennifer Austin
Lead Teacher – 3-6 East classroom

  • Been with MSP since 2002
  • BS in Psychology, minor in Sociology and Social Welfare
  • Master’s in Primary Education
  • AMS Early Childhood Certification

Becky Bodmer
Teacher – 3-6 Montessori Drive classroom

  • Been with MSP since 2015
  • BFA from William Woods University
  • Masters in Art from Art Vienna Institute of European Studies
  • AMS Early Childhood Certification

Gaylene Brotherton
Early Childhood Level Coordinator / Lead Teacher- 3-6 West classroom

  • Been with MSP since 1989
  • AMS Early Childhood Certification
  • AMS Infant/Toddler Certification

Janie Forgione
Teacher – 3-6 West classroom

  • Been with MSP since 1995
  • AMS Early Childhood Certification

Nikki Forgione
Teacher – 3-6 East classroom

  • Been with MSP since 2008
  • MSP alumna
  • AMS Early Childhood Certification
  • Integrates music and guitar into classroom

Sonja Johnson
Teacher – 3-6 West classroom

  • Been with MSP since 2001
  • Degree in Early Childhood (Academy of Social Pedagogies, Germany)
  • AMS Early Childhood Certification
  • Integrates German language instruction into classroom

Rena Lautzenheiser
Teacher – 3-6 East classroom

  • Been with MSP since 1995
  • BS in Land Surveying (spends summer surveying in Montana)
  • Florida-certified educator in Prekindergarten/Primary Education, Elementary Education, and Mathematics (Grades 5-9)
  • AMS Early Childhood Certification
  • AMS Elementary I and II Certifications

Pam Meharg
Lead Teacher – 3-6 Montessori Drive Classroom

  • Been with MSP since 1994
  • AS in Early Childhood
  • AMS Early Childhood Certification
  • AMS Infant/Toddler Certification

Jennifer Rice
Teacher – 3-6 Montessori Drive classroom

  • Been with MSP since 2015
  • BS Degree
  • Graduate Degree