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michele kennedy and christina hamilton

Christina (right) and Michele look forward to a rewarding and successful school year for our community of learners.

Christina discovered the Montessori philosophy in October of 1989 after receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development and Psychology from Grand Valley State University. She currently holds both 0-3 yrs. and 3-6 yrs. Certifications from the Center for Montessori Teacher Education Center, New Rochelle, NY and the Adrian Dominican Montessori Teacher Education Institute, Adrian, MI. She has taught at both these levels.

Michele received her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development from Grand Rapids Community College in 2012. She has 15 years’ experience in both the 0-3 yrs. and 3-6 yrs. She has been a nanny for several families for the past 8 years, was a preschool Sunday school teacher, and a Michigan District Church of the Brethren, District Youth Advisor. She has been married for 15 years. If you would like any other information about our backgrounds or education, please ask.