Teachers

CHARLOTTE ROBERSON

Director, Lead Teacher

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About

Ms. Charlotte has a B.S. ED in education from Athens State University and masters from University of Montevallo, Montessori degree in pre-primary and elementary education from AMS Training Institute in Norcross, Georgia.

She has more than 14 years experience in Montessori pre-primary and three years in the lower elementary and four years in the upper elementary Montessori classroom.

Ms. Charlotte became the owner and director of The Montessori Learning Center in September, 2017.

My Schedule
FRIDAY 9AM - 3PM
THURSDAY 9AM - 3PM
WEDNESDAY 9AM - 3PM
TUESDAY 9AM - 3PM
MONDAY 9AM - 3PM

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BRENDA TACKETT

Lead Teacher

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About

Ms. Brenda has worked in Montessori Education for over 35 years. She is currently lead teacher at Montessori Learning Center. Her college background in early childhood education at Utah State University and she holds a Montessori Certificate from the American Montessori Society.

She holds a Certification in Nutrition and has an extensive background (30 years) in health, nutrition and wellness from Shaklee University.  She also enjoys teaching yoga and nutrition classes to the students.

Ms. Brenda began The Montessori Learning Center of Huntsville in 1991.

My Schedule
FRIDAY 8AM - 2PM
THURSDAY 8AM - 2PM
WEDNESDAY 8AM - 2PM
TUESDAY 8AM - 2PM
Monday 8AM - 2PM

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LAKSHMI GOURNENI

Teacher

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About

She took her first job at MLC, Huntsville in 2004 shortly after moving to the U.S. in 2003 from Bangalore, India (known as Garden city / IT capital of India).She is proud to be associated with MLC ever since. She has attended the “Assistant Teacher Training Program” at Abintra Montessori School, Nashville and applies her acquired knowledge as a Montessori teacher at MLC.

“Young students learn so much so fast, and I always wanted to be a part of that process. This drew me to the Montessori philosophy and approach to teaching and learning.”

My Schedule
FRIDAY 7:30AM - 5PM
THURSDAY 10AM - 11PM
WEDNESDAY 10AM - 11PM
TUESDAY 10AM - 11PM
Monday 10AM - 11PM

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AMANDA WELCH

Teacher

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About

Ms. Amanda is an assistant teacher at the Montessori Learning Center. She has worked with the MLC since March of 2017, and has three years of teaching experience under her belt. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2012. In 2013 she made the decision to go back to school, and graduated in 2015 with a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education Differentiated Instruction. Teaching is her passion, and her goal is to become Montessori certified as soon as possible!

“I always say if you love what you do you will never work a day in your life, and I can honestly say that working with the children at MLC is what I love to do!”

MARIA MOCK

Teacher

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About

Ms. Maria is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Development through the University of West Alabama online degree program and expects to graduate Spring 2018. She has spent the past 30 plus years raising a family of seven children, and decided to combine that practical experience with educational training in order to promote the well-being of children and their families.

“I well remember my own happy childhood and the joy and excitement of discovery and wish the same for every child… that they might brow up secure and confident. It is with a great sense of honor that I now have this opportunity to work and learn with this dedicated team of teachers to help bring out the bet in these beautiful children… love them!”

My Schedule
FRIDAY 7AM - 1PM
THURSDAY 7AM - 1PM
WEDNESDAY 7AM - 1PM
TUESDAY 7AM - 1PM
Monday 7AM - 1PM

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  • Fantastic teaching staff with a wonderful curriculum. The Montessori method is truly amazing – it’s impressive to see children teach and learn from each other, just like a family. They serve healthy snacks and use non-toxic cleaning choices. I am so glad I chose this preschool!

    LAUREN DAURO
    PARENT
  • My child just graduated from Montessori Learning Center and we just LOVED It!! I can’t say enough about the outstanding and professional staff at the school. My child now is very well prepared for his new school and I would highly recommend the school to parents who want a small private school where your child gets a lot one on one attention, love and care.

    PJ DUDLEY
    PARENT
  • Best place for your child besides home! The staff is wonderful. The method is great! Don’t send your children to the horrible government run schools. The individual attention helps every level of child and you can’t and won’t get that at public/government school.

    RICK FISHER
    PARENT