Teachers and Staff

“She will learn from the child how to perfect herself as a teacher.” –Maria Montessori

Richland Academy teachers and staff are highly qualified and experienced in the Montessori tradition of educating children.  They are dedicated to making each child’s experience at Richland Academy positive and successful.  Richland Academy provides annual CPR and First Aid training to the staff.

  • Montessori Teacher Vicki

    Vicki Hershberger

    Montessori Directress & Montessori Teacher
  • Education Director - Melissa

    Melissa Baumgardner

    Education Director / Preprimary Teacher
  • Montessori Teacher - Amanda

    Amanda Marx

    Preprimary Teacher & Childcare Director
  • Montessori Teacher- Amber

    Amber Whistler

    Older Toddler Teacher & Childcare Staff
  • Montessori Infant/Young Toddler Teacher - Jessica

    Jessica Zito

    Infant/Young Toddler Teacher & Childcare Staff
  • Montessori Teacher- Munawar

    Munawar Khan

    Preprimary Program Aide & Childcare Staff
  • Childcare Group Supervisor - Michelle

    Michelle Wirick

    Childcare Group Supervisor
  • Montessori classroom aide- Austyn

    Austyn McCombs

    Classroom Aide & Childcare Aide
  • Montessori classroom aide- Terrie

    Terrie McCombs

    Classroom Aide & Childcare Aide
  • Montessori classroom aide- Grace

    Grace Munoz

    Classroom Aide & Childcare Aide
  • Montessori classroom aide- Hali

    Hali Smith

    Classroom Aide & Childcare Aide
  • Montessori classroom aide- Penny

    Penny Thomas

    Classroom Aide & Childcare Aide
  • Montessori classroom aide- Somer

    Somer VanMale

    Classroom Aide & Childcare Aide
  • Montessori classroom aide- Janet

    Janet Williams

    Classroom Aide & Childcare Aide