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A Progressive Education for 3 Months to Grade 12


Meet Our Faculty

Their passion is contagious!

All of our instructors for our teacher credentialing programs (Infant & Toddler, Elementary, and Early Childhood) hold Montessori credentials and include faculty from Barrie's Lower School and Barrie Institute graduates.  

Administrative Team

Hilary Green – Director
Cathy Carpenter - Associate Director for Teaching and Learning
Debbie Kukielka – Early Childhood Level Coordinator and Logistics Coordinator

Infant and Toddler Instructors

Barbara Bisceglia
Cathy Carpenter
Laurie Koronowski
Jill Nowacek
Setsuko Dalrymple
Sherita Sargusingh
Agnes Osafo

Early Childhood Instructors

Cathy Carpenter
Sarah Hill
Laurie Koronowski
Debbie Kukielka
Ashley Madden Szatmary
Wendie Marsh
Lainie Santos Torres
Wendy Patoka

Elementary Instructors

Rodney Berthold
Margarita Diaz
Sakeenah Franzen
Kelly Allred
Gwendolyn Harris
Catharina Japikse
Melissa Kelly
Sara Mulhall
Iana Phillips
Sherita Sargusingh
Sarah Pimentel
Camille Smith

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I love the way the instructors are so passionate and energetic about what they are teaching. They have all made a wonderful effort to present the materials and lessons in a hands-on and realistic way. I have gotten such wonderful ideas and extensions thanks to these teachers.

Institute Student

Have Questions?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have!

Hilary Green

Co-Head of Lower School, Director Barrie Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies

Cathy Carpenter

Associate Director for Teaching and Learning