B.S., Business Administration - Accounting, California State University of Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA

M.A.T. Early Childhood Education PK-K, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI

AMS Early Childhood Credential

MCS faculty member from 2018 to 2020, and rejoined 2022

B.A., Business Administration with a Management Concentration, Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA

M.A.T., Early Childhood Education with Montessori credentials, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI 

MCS staff member since 2013, MCS faculty member since 2021.

B.S., Elementary Education, West Visayas State College, Philippines

M.Ed. Montessori Emphasis, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI

AMS Early Childhood Credential, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI

MCS faculty member since 1992.

B.A., Economics and AMI London Certification, Colombo, Sri Lanka

MCS faculty member since 2014.

B.A., Elementary Education, University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, SC

M.Ed., Lander University, Greenwood, SC

PhD Educational Foundations - Global and International Education, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (currently enrolled)

MCS faculty member since 2016.

 

TWO-YEAR-OLD PROGRAM

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Norine Galton

Cottage

B.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

AMS Early Childhood Credential, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI 

Infant/Toddler certification, Center for Montessori Teacher Education, White Plains, NY

MCS faculty member since 1982.

PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (AGES 3-6)

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Justin Abe

Terrace

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Sulia Ricote

Tree House

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Roshani Scott

Tree House

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Sheryl Lomongo

Lanai

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Tiffany Wong

Little House

B.A., Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Northern Colorado, Greenley, CO

M.A., Communication and Leadership, Park University, Parkville, MO

M.A.T., Early Childhood Education, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI

AMS Early Childhood Credential

MCS faculty member since 2018.

 

LOWER ELEMENTARY (GRADES 1-3)

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Cindy Shyne

Room 1

B.S., Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

M.Ed., Elementary Education, Montessori 6-9 certification, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI

MCS faculty member since 2001.

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Crystal Miyamoto

Room 1

B.A., Japanese and Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

M.Ed., Elementary Education, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

American Montessori Society (AMS), Elementary I (6-9) and Elementary II (9-12) credentials, Montessori Education Center of the Rockies (MERC), Boulder, CO

Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Core Principles Certificate, Montessori Institute of North Texas (MINT), Dallas, TX

MCS faculty member from 2010 to 2014, and rejoined in 2021.

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Fana Takahashi

Room 2

B.S., Elementary Education K-8, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

B.S., Early Childhood Education and Child Services, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

M.Ed., Elementary Education: Curriculum and Instruction K-8, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

MACTE Early Childhood Education and Elementary 6-9, Age of Montessori

MCS faculty member since 2019.

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Alex Sisson

Room 2

BSc, International Governance, Economics, and Development, Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands

MACTE certification (for ages 6-12) completion May 2022, Montessori Live, Florida, USA

MCS staff member since 2018, MCS faculty member since 2021.

UPPER ELEMENTARY (GRADES 4-6)

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Andee Blackwell

Room 6

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Monika Day

Room 5

B.A., Therapeutic Recreation, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

M.S.Ed., St. Joseph's College of Maine, Standish, ME

Montessori MACTE/AMS Primary and Elementary Levels, University of Puget Sound/Spring Valley Montessori

MCS faculty member since 2015.

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Yulia Popova

Room 5/6

B.A., History and Social Work, Voronezh State Teacher Training University, Voronezh, Russian Federation

B.A., History, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 

AMS Certification (ages 9-12), Lander University, Greenwood, SC (currently enrolled)

MCS faculty member since 2021.