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Travis Thiele

1 Jan 2024By
Travis Thiele was born in Brattleboro, grew up in Westminster West, attended Wesleyan University in Connecticut, and has worked in Costa Rica, New Zealand, Lake Tahoe, and Park City. He is a certified ski and snowboard instructor since 2001 and has taught thousands of lessons around the world to predominantly clients with disabilities. He was...
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Ashlyn Stephens

1 Jan 2024By
  Ashlyn completed her BS in Environmental Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and her MA in Education at Loyola University in Baltimore. A world traveler who finally found her calling in a Montessori classroom, she then completed her AMI Elementary training in Portland, Oregon in 2015. Besides working with children, Ashlyn also enjoys...
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Izzy Snyder

1 Jan 2024By
Izzy Snyder is returning for a second year as an Upper El teacher. In this role, she supports students in planning their day, provides one-on-one and small group support to students with their follow up work, helps create Montessori teaching materials, and leads some group lessons within the language arts curriculum. Izzy is passionate about...
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Lifei Osborne

1 Jan 2024By
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 Elementary! 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 Montessori teacher training center. Recently,...
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Kathy Leone

1 Jan 2024By
Kathy joined Hilltop in 2019 as a member of the AfterCare team. She also provided support for the Upper Elementary and Children’s House classrooms. Starting in 2020, she became a member of the Upper Elementary team.  She holds a Bachelors of Science in Ecology and Environmental Studies and is passionate about both science and education,...
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Jade Harmon

1 Jan 2024By
Jade joined the Hilltop community as Elementary Art Teacher in 2018, joyously providing a TAB-inspired (Teaching for Artistic Behavior) studio space that resonates beautifully with Montessori philosophy. In their art studio, students behave as true artists: choosing their project and media, practicing techniques, and exploring their unique artistic voice. Students create in a supported, gently...
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