Head of School / Supervising Toddler GuideHDSheadofschool@gmail.com
Michelle founded Harmony Day Montessori School in 2010 to serve the young families residing in the Andover, Hamburg and Richmond Road areas of Lexington. Since its inception, the school has grown to a two-classroom program offering Montessori program for both Toddlers and Primary aged children.
Michelle serves as Head of School for Harmony Day Montessori School and holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgetown College; a Montessori Teacher Certification from the Montessori Teacher’s Academy at Edison Lakes and The American Montessori Society; and a Master of Education from Xavier University.
In addition to her extensive educational background, Michelle has 22 years of classroom teaching experience and 3 years training Montessori teachers. She has served on the Montessori Teacher Education faculty of both Indiana University South Bend and Xavier University. Prior to opening Harmony, Michelle served as Lead Primary Guide at The Montessori School of Greater Lafayette (Indiana), Bloomington Montessori School (Indiana), Saint Agatha Academy Montessori (Winchester, Kentucky) and Danville Montessori School (Kentucky).
A resident of central Kentucky for over 20 years, Michelle lives in Lexington with her son Donovan.