The CMS summer program is open and operating under the new Ohio Department of Education COVID-19 guidelines as of June 9, 2020. The summer program is full but CMS has limited Pre-Primary (age 3-6) seats available for the 20-21 school year. Call 330-452-0148 or email hos@cantonmontessori.org for more information.

Our Faculty

Meet Our Faculty

"The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, the children are now working as if I did not exist". -Maria Montessori

Toddler Program

 

Jennifer Yost, BA

Toddler Directress

North American Montessori Center, Infant Toddler Montessori Certification

Kent State University, Biology, BA

College of  Wooster, Psychology, BA

Joined CMS in 2014

 


Carla Turpin

Toddler Directress

North American Montessori Center, Infant Toddler Montessori Certification

Stark State College

Joined CMS in 2005

 

 


Tanya Barremore

Toddler Assistant

McKinley High School

Joined CMS in 2010

 

 

 


Pre-Primary Program

Bridget Ranalli-Friend, BA

Pre-Primary Directress, Early Childhood Division Coordinator, Afternoon Kindergarten Directress, and Summer Directress

Xavier University, BA, Pre-K and K-3, AMS Pre-Primary Certification

IMSLEC Orton-Gillingham Certification

Joined CMS in 2004

 


Olivia Yount, AA

Pre-Primary Directress

Xavier University, AMS Pre-Primary Certification

Joined CMS in 2015

 

 


Molly Zerrer, BA

Pre-Primary Directress

University of Richmond, American Studies, BA

AMS Pre-Primary Certification, Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, The Barrie School

Joined CMS in 2019

 


Elementary Program


Stephanie Liotti, BA

Lower Elementary Directress, Elementary Division Coordinator

Kent State University, BA, Art Education

North American Montessori Center, Lower and Upper Elementary Montessori Certifications

Joined CMS in 2010

 


 

Kim White, BS, MS

Upper Elementary Directress

Barry University, MS, Montessori Elementary Education, AMS Elementary I & II certification

Bowling Green State University, BS, Elementary Education

Joined CMS in 2019

 

 

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Co-Curricular Program

Charlotte Engohang, BA

French Language and Culture Instructor

Kent State University, BA, French Literature, Culture and Translation

Joined CMS in 2019

 

 


Taylor Scott

Musical Theater Instructor

Kent State University, Communications

Joined CMS in 2017

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachell Felder, AAS

Toddler Assistant

Stark State College, AAS Early Childhood Education, Infant/Toddler Certification

Joined CMS in 2019

 

 

 


Krista Harp

Toddler Assistant

Perry High School

Joined CMS in 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cat Telaroli, AAS

Pre-Primary Assistant

Stark State College, AAS, Early Childhood Education

Joined CMS in 2014

 

 

 


Carol Kopan

Pre-Primary Assistant Directress and Summer Directress

Fairchance-Georges High School

Joined CMS in 1981

 

 


Samantha Moore         

Pre-Primary Assistant

Stark State College

Joined CMS in 2014

 

 

 

 

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Susan Clough, BA, MA

Elementary Academic Support

University of St. Francis, BA, Art Education

Malone University, MA, Reading, State of Ohio Special Education Licensure (K-12)

Children's Dyslexia Center Orton-Gillingham Certification

Joined CMS in 2013

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Zack White

Elementary Morning Care Supervisor

Malone University, Elementary Education

Joined CMS in 2019

 

 

 

 

 

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