Lead School Age Teacher
Preschool Lead Teacher
Toddler Lead Teacher
Toddler Asst. Teacher
Waddler Lead Teacher
Infant Lead Teacher
My name is Kathy Sherman and I am the Director of the Alfred Montessori School. My husband and I moved to Alfred in June from Seattle, Washington. I taught middle school in Seattle for 27 years, and for most of my career I taught 7th graders (both Language Arts and Social Studies). Every day was a new adventure in teaching this age group, and I thoroughly enjoyed working with students to help them see the world in new ways and learn from their unique and creative perspectives. Since high school, I have worked with children of all ages, and my husband and I have 11 nieces and nephews. My bachelor's degree is from Boston College and my teaching certificate is from the University of Washington. It is a joy and a pleasure to be apart of the Alfred Montessori School community!
I am Nalini Sundaram and have returned to Alfred after having lived here 20 years ago (I can’t believe I am back here!). I have obtained four degrees, BA and MA in English Literature and Bachelors in Education and Masters of Philosophy in Education. I have taught in private and public schools in India. Overall, I have over 25 years of teaching experience, 17 of them in private and public schools and daycare in the states of Washington, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. I like living in this quiet community and educating the local children. I learn from them as much as I teach them. I also enjoy watching them grow. What I like the most about Alfred Montessori is the safe, positive, and warm environment that energizes me. I currently work in the Toddler Room and I enjoy working with my fellow teachers and students.
My name is Heather Biddle and I live in Arkport, New York. I am the new Infant Room Lead Teacher. I graduated with a high school diploma and my Certificate in Early Childhood Development. In addition I have my CDA (Child Development Associates) for infants/toddlers. I have one daughter who is my pride and joy. I have over 15 years experience working with children from newborn - 15 years old. I am excited to be part of the AMS family and am looking forward to many more years to come. I enjoy working with all of the smiley faces that I see every day and for the opportunity to teach them.
Floating Asst. Teacher
Nicole "Nikki" Fletcher
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