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A Typical Day at Green Mountain Montessori

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2015 Auction




Primary 1 Classroom - Mrs. Becky and Miss Shannon

Becky Sargis

Mrs. Becky brings her experience with children and education in and has designed an intriguing science/history based curriculum for her students where they engage in hands on experiments and art learning and understanding why things work as they do and how history helps us to understand and progress. Mrs. Becky received her Bachelorís of Science, Animal Science, specializing in Equine Science, from Southern Illinois University in 2000. She found herself taking on the roll of teacher as she helped her peers to understand the material at hand and understand the nature of animals in their care. She will have obtained her Masterís in Education by 2010. Mrs. Becky has been with GMMS since fall of 2006 heading the afterschool program and subbing.

Shannon Houlihan

Miss Shannon recently graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelorís Degree in Nutritional Sciences. Through her educational and professional experience, she has worked with children ages 3 to 12 teaching lessons about nutrition and cooking. She engages the children in fun, creative, and hands on lessons and activities that teach them basic, yet important concepts of healthy eating and cooking. In her free time, Shannon enjoys spending time with friends and family, skiing, trying new restaurants, and exploring new places.


8 Jericho Road | Essex, VT 05452 | Tel: 802-879-9114 | Fax: 802-879-9343 |

Beyond traditional childcare, preschool and kindergarten:
setting the standard for progressive education and early-childhood development in the Burlington, Vermont area