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“Education is a natural process carried out by the human individual, and is acquired not by listening to words, but by experiences in the environment.”
Maria Montessori

Administration

Head of School

Carrie Kries

Carrie Kries

Head of School
Carrie has been an educator since the 1990s, serving in the public, charter, and independent sectors. Her youngest son attended a Montessori pre-school, which first opened her eyes to the brilliance of Maria Montessori. From 2010-2015, Carrie served as CEO at the Philadelphia Montessori School, where she learned first-hand the value of a Montessori education for all children. Currently, Carrie is pursuing her Montessori Administrator's credential. In her free time, Carrie enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, fitness, and reupholstering furniture!

Admissions Office

Audra Walsh

Audra Walsh

Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management
After teaching at a Montessori school in Park City Utah, Audra and her family moved back to Pennsylvania. She was drawn to the history and strong Montessori community of the school. Her husband attended a Montessori preschool and she is the mother of three Montessori children. When Audra is not at school, she enjoys hiking, camping, biking, reading and watching movies with her family.

Business Office

Michael Dyson

Michael Dyson

Chief Financial Officer
Gladwyne Montessori is a supportive and caring community and Michael believes the school's mission and values align well with his own personal values. Michael enjoys football, softball, basketball, bodyboarding, snowboarding, and traveling.
Gina Hunt

Gina Hunt

Business Manager
Gina came to Gladwyne Montessori as a result of her strong desire to help such a warm community. When Gina isn't in her office, she likes to exercise, practice yoga, and spends time offering cancer support to newly diagnosed patients.
Esther Hulshizer

Esther Hulshizer

Business Office Assistant
Esther joined Gladwyne Montessori in 2015 with over 5 years of Accounting experience. She enjoys assisting the parents, faculty and staff in the day to day operations of school business.

Development Office

Lauren Kline

Lauren Kline

Director of Development
Lauren has worked in the Development Office at Gladwyne Montessori for 15 years cultivating meaningful relationships and connecting people with their philanthropic intent. Lauren's three children, all Gladwyne Montessori alumni, brought her to this special school but the mission and Montessori philosophy have kept her here, making fundraising for Gladwyne Montessori's strategic initiatives a true privilege. Lauren enjoys entertaining and cooking for her family and friends, hiking with her two golden retrievers and spending time with her family and grumpy cat!

Pamela Johnson

Pamela Johnson

Associate Director of Development

Pam came to Gladwyne Montessori in 2004, after working on a federal research grant, and has been dedicated to supporting the school through fundraising ever since. She includes Gladwyne Montessori in her charitable giving and happily invites others to join her. She and her husband, Keith, are the parents of two Gladwyne Montessori alum. When she's not at school, she enjoys spending time with her family in the mountains, on the beach and in the kitchen.

Ahsiya Scovern

Ahsiya Scovern

Development Associate

Ahsiya joined the Development Team in 2012, just in time for Gladwyne Montessori's 50th Anniversary! Envious of her younger siblings that attended Gladwyne Montessori between 1987-1992, Ahsiya first joined Gladwyne Montessori in 2004 as a staff member. She worked here for 3 years, left for 5 years to work with Stuart Diamond, Negotiation Professor at Wharton & Penn Law, before returning as a Development Associate. These days, Ahsiya spends most of her free time with her son Nathan, who joined Stepping Stones in the fall of 2016.

Main Office

Ann Lange

Ann Lange

Secretary
Ann joined Gladwyne Montessori in the 1989 and continues being the first face you see as you enter the building, because of she believes the faculty and staff are warm and inviting and the children bring her joy. Ann likes to spend her free time with her family. They all enjoy camping and fishing together. She also enjoys yoga, shopping, and working outside around the house.

Marketing and Communications

Jasmine Corrie

Jasmine Corrie

Marketing and Communications Coordinator
While looking for the perfect opportunity to combine design, operations, and education in a rewarding way, Jasmine came across Gladwyne Montessori. The moment she entered the school, she knew Gladwyne Montessori - full of passion and excitement - was where she belonged. When she isn't at school, or serving at her church, Jasmine enjoys traveling, photography, and dancing.

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