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

Kennedy Haley

  • Toddler Directress
  • Coshocton High School
  • Joined CMS in 2022

Krista Harp

  • Toddler Assistant
  • Perry High School
  • Joined CMS in 2018

Carla Turpin

  • Toddler Directress
  • North American Montessori Center, Infant Toddler Montessori Certification
  • Stark State College
  • Joined CMS in 2005

Jordan Jefferson

  • Morning Float Assistant
  • Joined CMS in 2023

Tanya Barremore

  • Toddler Assistant
  • McKinley High School
  • Joined CMS in 2010


Pre-Primary Program

Bridget Ranalli-Friend

  • 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
  • IMSLEC Certified Practitioner 2
  • Joined CMS in 2004

Kiran Badola

  • Morning Pre-Primary Assistant
  • Toddler Closing Assistant
  • Penn Foster College, AZ; AS
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, India; MA
  • ONGC Polytechnic, India; Diploma
  • Garhwal University, India; BS
  • Joined CMS in 2022


Molly Zerrer

  • Pre-Primary Directress
  • University of Richmond, American Studies, BA
  • The Barrie School, AMS Pre-Primary Certification, Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies
  • Joined CMS in 2019

Samantha Moore

  • Pre-Primary Assistant
  • Stark State College
  • Joined CMS in 2014

Michelle Humble

  • Pre-Primary Directress
  • Cedarville University, BA
  • Joined CMS in 2023

Isaac Covington

  • Pre-Primary Assistant, Elementary Morning Care Supervisor
  • Hoover High School
  • Joined CMS in 2022


Rachell Felder

  • Pre-Primary Assistant
  • Stark State College
  • Joined CMS in 2015

Elementary Program

Stephanie Liotti

  • 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

  • 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


Kelly Chandler

  • Lower Elementary Co-Directress
  • Kent State University, MA, Therapeutic Recreation/Special Populations
  • Kent State University, BA, Exercise, Leisure, and Sport
  • North American Montessori Center, Early Childhood and Lower Elementary Certifications
  • Joined CMS in 2015

Ami Adams

  • Intervention Specialist
  • Muskingum University, MA, Intervention Specialist
  • Malone University, BA, Middle Childhood Education
  • Joined CMS in 2022

Susan Clough

  • Intervention Specialist

Co-Curricular Program

Charlotte Engohang

  • French Language and Culture Instructor
  • Kent State University, BA, French Literature, Culture and Translation
  • Joined CMS in 2019

Taylor Bond

  • Musical Theater Instructor
  • Kent State University, Communications
  • Joined CMS in 2017