Faculty

Category

Dave Bradt

21 Jul 2022By
Dave Bradt was born and raised in New Hampshire, graduating from Fall Mountain Regional High School in 2001. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 2005 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies, he has been teaching across the world, including stints teaching in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and at the Kindle Farm School in...
Read More
21
Jul

Daniel Muller

21 Jul 2022By
Daniel joins Hilltop Montessori School after 15 years of teaching abroad at international schools in Thailand, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, and Indonesia. During this time, his passion for project-based collaborative learning and belief in the power of learning by doing has grown. Before becoming a teacher, Daniel pursued various creative enterprises, including graphic design, web design,...
Read More
21
Jul

Lily Enchin

18 Jul 2022By
Lily (she/her) started her career in Montessori Education in 2017 and earned her MACTE accredited Primary diploma. She worked in a Primary classroom for 2 years but found an almost gravitational pull towards toddlers and the extraordinary levels of independence she saw from these very young children in Montessori environments. She was then inspired her...
Read More
18
Jul

Kathleen Pillsbury

18 Jul 2022By
Kathleen is thrilled to join the Hilltop Montessori community as a learning specialist. After spending the past 8 years splitting her time as an early elementary reading teacher, upper elementary math teacher, academic coach for high school students, and private tutor, she looks forward to concentrating her efforts in one idyllic setting that is Hilltop. She...
Read More
18
Jul

Malindi Chesnut-Tangerman

18 Jul 2022By
Malindi (she/her) will be joining the Hilltop community this year as the Social Emotional Learning Coordinator and lower elementary assistant teacher. Born and raised in Vermont, Malindi was home schooled until 5th grade and feels the values of Montessori were integral to her early education. After graduating from Hamilton College with a degree in Anthropology...
Read More
18
Jul

Megan Schrull

18 Jul 2022By
Megan grew up in Southern Vermont and is rejoining the community by way of Rhode Island. She originally left the state to volunteer with AmeriCorps in a service learning program at a charter high school in Austin, Texas. There, she started taking classes at community college with an eye toward education. She completed her associate...
Read More
18
Jul

Ashley Dierkes

14 Dec 2021By
Born and raised in Southern Vermont, Ashley knew she wanted to work with children from a young age. She joined the Hilltop community in 2021 as an Assistant for the Children’s House and AfterCare Program. She is currently earning her Early Childhood Education degree through the Community College of Vermont. Ashley has had experience working...
Read More
14
Dec

Akari Stimler

12 Jul 2021By
Akari is excited to join Hilltop this fall as a Lower Elementary Assistant Teacher! She just spent the past school year teaching first grade at a local charter school in Brooklyn, New York where she was born and raised. Before teaching first grade, Akari attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and got her undergraduate degree...
Read More
12
Jul

Madeline Peck

7 Jul 2021By
Growing up in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Madeline has long loved rolling hills and mountains, swimming in rivers, hiking, and getting acquainted with many varieties of flora and fauna. As a recent transplant to New England, Madeline has been enjoying exploring her home. Madeline has worked in a variety of different educational settings, prior to...
Read More
07
Jul

Ani Schaefer

2 Jul 2021By
Born on a commune in Guilford, Vermont, and raised in Marlboro and Bennington, Ani Schaeffer attended a Dewey based alternative school as a child, eventually going to Sarah Lawrence College. She then moved to New York City, where she lived for thirteen years, to pursue a full career as a conceptual choreographer and dancer. After...
Read More
02
Jul
1 2 3