SCHOOL
of
the
WOODS
MONTESSORI EDUCATION
1321 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas 77055

Celebrating 55 Years
of Learning!

1962 - 2017

American
Montessori
Society (AMS)
Full
Member
School
     

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American Montessori
Society (AMS)

Full Member School

School of the Woods Faculty & Staff 2017-2018

Head of School Sherry Herron,
B.S., M.Ed., AMSEC
Secondary Principal Betsy Coe, B.A, Ph.D.,
AMSEC, AMSEI/II, AMSSI/II
Admissions/Registrar Cindy Nevels, B.A.
Sara Sornson, B.A
Business Manager Cheryl Fowler, B.S.
Business Office Sherrie Bedford, MBA
Facilities Guy Harrison
Gordon Grow, B.A.
Administrative Staff Aeryk Pierson, B.A.
Mike Stepankiw, B.S.
Laura Medina, B.A.
Advancement Office Barbara Bends, B.S., CFRE
Eloise Rochelle, B.A.

Academic
Degrees
A.A. Associate of Arts
B.A. Bachelor of Arts
B.S. Bachelor of Science
M.A. Master of Arts
M.S. Master of Science
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
M.Ed. Master of Education
D.Ed. Doctor of Education
J.D. Juris Doctor
MBA Master of Business
Administration
American
Montessori
Society
Credentials
   
AMSEC Early Childhood
AMSEI/II   Elementary 1 & 2
AMSSI/II   Secondary 1 & 2
AMSA   Administration
Certifications    CFRE Certified Fund Raising Executive
Early Childhood Maria Dowgun, A.A.
Barbara Funk, B.S., AMSEC
Pilar Higginbotham, A.A., AMSEC
Gloria Lutzel, B.A., AMSEC
Alicia Neeley, B.A., AMSEC
Karen Sands, A.A., AMSEC
Elizabeth Shpata, A.A.
Jenny Sornson, B.A., AMSEC
Bridget Tomlinson, B.S, M.S., AMSEC
Mary Vargas, A.A.
Elementary &
Upper Elementary
Michele Berrigan, B.A.,M.A., AMSEI/II
Mary Clemer, B.A, J.D., AMSEI/II
Jane Collins, B.A., M.A., AMSEI/II
Kathleen Clemer, B.A., AMSEI/II
Margi Dhruv, B.A., M.A., AMSEC
Heidi Harbaugh, B.A., AMSEC, AMSEI/II
Eberle Knight, A.A.
Lise Lawrence, B.A., MFA
Jean Loftin, B.A., AMSEI/II
Amy McElhaney, M.A., AMSEI/II
Jennifer McGee, A.A.
Ginger Schwarz, B.A., AMSEI/II
Kay Shields, B.A., M.A., AMSEI/II
Elizabeth Stepankiw, B.A., AMSEI/II
Music & Art Lise Lawrence, B.A., MFA
Jennifer McGee
Natasha Ramirez
Middle &
High School
John Branch, B.S., D.Ed., AMSSI/II
Anny Brooks, B.A.
Jennifer Brzowski, B.S., AMSSI/II
Karen Imas, B.A., M.A., AMSSI/II
Ginny Langenkamp, B.A., J.D., AMSSI/II
Mayra Mernies, B.A.
Val McAvey, B.S., M.Ed., AMSEI/II, AMSSI/II
Andrew McNally, B.A., AMSSI/II
Katie McDonald, B.A., AMSSI/II
Cassie Manley, B.A., M.A., AMSSI/II
Patrick Phipps, B.A., MFA, AMSSI/II
Stephanie Romero, B.S., M.Ed., AMSSI/II
Mike Stepankiw, B.S.
Amanda Villanueva, B.S., AMSSI/II
Alex Wilhite, B.A., MFA
Dance, Drama, &
Performing Arts
Cindy Nevels, B.A.
Athletics Keithen Andrews, B.S.
Amanda Villaneuva, B.S., AMSSI/II
Gymnastics Michele Lustig

Below: The entire School of the Woods Staff gathers for a kickoff meeting to start the 2017-2018 school year. After a joint morning session, everyone dispersed to the classrooms and offices to prepare for arrival of the first students.


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Below: The entire School of the Woods Staff gathers for a kickoff meeting to start the 2016-2017 school year. After a joint morning session, everyone dispersed to the classrooms and offices to prepare for arrival of the first students on August 29.


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Below: August 24, 2015, the entire School of the Woods Staff gathers for a kickoff meeting to start the 2015-2016 school year. After a joint morning session, everyone dispersed to the classrooms and offices to prepare for arrival of the first students on August 31.


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Below: August 18, 2014, the entire School of the Woods Staff gathers for a kickoff meeting to start the 2014-2015 school year. After a joint morning session, everyone dispersed to the classrooms and offices to prepare for arrival of the first students on August 25.


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Below: August 19, 2013, the entire School of the Woods Staff gathers for a kickoff meeting to start the 2013-2014 school year. After a joint morning session, everyone dispersed to the classrooms and offices to prepare for arrival of the first students on August 26.


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Below: August 17, 2012, the School of the Woods Staff gathered for a two day seminar on "Habits of Success in School, Work and Life" in preparation for the start of 2012-2013 school year.

Below: August 22, 2011, the entire School of the Woods Staff gathers for a kickoff meeting to start the 2011-2012 school year. After a joint morning session, everyone dispersed to the classrooms and offices to prepare for arrival of the first students on August 29.

 


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The School of the Woods, a Montessori school, admits students of any race, color, national & ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs & activities, generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national & ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship & loan programs & athletic & other school administered programs.