Faculty

Janet Shanahan ⋅ Director
I have a history spanning over 30 years with 15 years as a 3 to 6 year old classroom Directress, and the last 15 years as the Managing Director of Mansio Montessori.

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Mumtaz Kanchwala ⋅ Beginning Toddler
I have been teaching in the Beginning Toddler classroom for over 15 years, loving every moment of it!

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Yuriko “Yuri” Ferrell ⋅ Beginning Toddler
I came to the US in 1992, am billingual in Japanese and English, and I have been working at Mansio since 1998.

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Maria Lopez ⋅ Spanish Teacher
I have been a part of the Mansio family for over 12 years, and am currently teaching Spanish to all of the Mansio students.

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Terri Kraft ⋅ 2-3 Toddler & Kindergarten
I have over 22 years experience in the 2-3 year old classroom environment, and have been at Mansio Montessori since 1996.

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Krystyna Salabaj ⋅ 2-3 Toddler
I have nearly 20 years of classroom experience, with completed Montessori training for ages 0-3 from the North American Montessori Center as of 2011.

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Pat Doyle ⋅ Preschool 2
I have over 22 years of Montessori classroom experience at Mansio.

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Gulshan Ghazali ⋅ Preschool 1
With over 30 years of experience teaching in the classroom, I have spent over half of that time here, at Mansio!

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Melanie Scawinski ⋅ Preschool 1 & Kindergarten
I received my Montessori Certification for AMS for 3-6 year olds through MECA Seton, and I have been a Montessori Directress for over 12 years.

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Amy Mackh ⋅ Preschool 2
I feel very blessed to have had the opportunity to teach at Mansio Montessori for the last 8 years.

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