Lower Elementary Teacher & Learning Assistant

Amelia Fontein

Amelia joined the Hilltop community in 2016 as an assistant in Lower Elementary. In 2018, she earned her certification as a Wilson Language Instructor and loves to incorporate this literacy training into her work with elementary students. Amelia graduated from the University of Vermont, where she earned her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies. She brings her knowledge and passion for art, nature, reading, and music into the classroom. Amelia loves working with children and continues to learn more about Montessori’s teaching philosophy through her work with wonderful Hilltop staff and students. This year, Amelia began pursuing a Master’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from Antioch University. In her free time, she loves hiking, canoeing, gardening, playing bocce, finding awesome swimming holes, and contra dancing.