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Vicky Senni

22 May 2024By
Vicky grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where her mother ran a home-based child care program and taught her early on how to nurture and care for our youngest children. Her parents are Syrian and Spanish and influenced Vicky’s love of languages, food, and gardening.  For the last five years, Vicky was the director of a...
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22
May

Catherine Flannery

22 May 2024By
Catherine Flannery, a native Vermonter, returned to southern Vermont in the fall of 2019. Catherine grew up in Putney where she attended Putney Central School and Brattleboro Union High School. After high school, she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education (K-6) at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island and went on to complete her...
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22
May

Izzy Snyder

10 Jul 2023By
Izzy Snyder is joining Hilltop in Fall 2023 as an Upper Elementary assistant. In this role, she will provide one-on-one and small group support to students, help create Montessori teaching materials, and assist the teachers in group lessons. An alumna of Hilltop herself, she recently graduated Oberlin College in May of 2023 with a bachelor’s...
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10
Jul

Miranda Sherman

26 Jun 2023By
Miranda grew up in Northern Virginia and moved to Colorado in 2008. Just recently, she and her family moved to Vermont to be closer to her East Coast family and feels so grateful to have landed here at Hilltop! She has two littles that will be at Hilltop, too. Miranda studied Early Childhood Education and...
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26
Jun

Nora Gordon

26 Jun 2023By
Nora (class of ’00) grew up in Brattleboro, attending Hilltop for nine years. She completed her BA at Oberlin College and received a masters in environmental studies with a science teaching certificate from Antioch University New England. She returned to Hilltop in 2009 to care for the new campus and quickly found her home in...
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26
Jun

Lifei Osborne

26 Jun 2023By
Lifei and her family moved to Brattleboro in 2016 because of Hilltop Montessori School. She is AMI credentialed in Infant/Toddler, Children’s House, and (soon to be) for Elementary also! She is dedicated to Montessori, not only as a teacher, but as a lifestyle. In Beijing, China, she was a Montessori school director and ran a...
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26
Jun

Jessica Shelby

27 Jan 2023By
Jessica grew up in Southern New Hampshire and moved to the area in October of 2022. Jessica developed a passion for working with children during the Covid-19 pandemic as a nanny. During her time as a nanny Jessica learned about the Montessori philosophy and strongly agreed with its principles. After leaving that job to move...
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27
Jan

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 Children’s House classroom for 2 years but found an almost gravitational pull towards toddlers and the extraordinary levels of independence she saw from these young children in Montessori environments. She then attended the Montessori...
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18
Jul

Malindi Chesnut-Tangerman

18 Jul 2022By
Malindi (she/her) will be joining the Hilltop community for the second 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 that many of the values of Montessori were integral to her early education. After graduating from Hamilton College with...
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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...
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18
Jul
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