Grace Montessori​​​​
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Quality Education and Childcare

Staff

Toddler Program

Stacy Finnigan begins her fourth year at Grace Montessori School in the toddler community. She holds a bachelor of science in counselling and clinical research from Liberty University, Virginia. She has worked in a toddler Montessori environment prior to joinging GMS and is currently pursuing her Montessori Infant/Toddler certification from PCTE.

Stacie Reichard begins her third year at Grace Montessori School in the toddler classroom. She holds a certificate in Early Childhood fundamentals of Montessori from The Center for Guided Montessori studies. Before joining GMS, she has worked in a Montessori environment as an assistant teacher for 4 years. 
  
Felicia Johnson joins us for her second year in the toddler classroom. She is returning to Grace Montessori school after relocating back to Pennsylvania. She holds an AMS Montessori diploma from LCCC’s Montessori Teacher Training Program.

Shacara Mathews begins her second year at Grace Montessori School in the toddler extended care program. She has been a Montessori parent for the past 2 years and appreciates the Montessori method of teaching. She is currently completing her LPN certification with Lincoln Technical Institute.

Primary Program 

​Leah Mandic joins us for her sixth year as a teacher in Classroom 2. She holds BA in education from Cedar Crest College, associate degree in special education and an AMS Montessori diploma from LCCC’s Montessori Early Childhood Program. She has been working with Grace Montessori School for the past eleven years.

Sabrina Parker begins her third year at Grace Montessori School in the classroom 2. She holds a certificate in Early childhood Education from Leigh Carbon Community College. She has worked in Childcare Centers as assistant group supervisor before joining GMS. 

Kelly DiGiacinto begins her twentieth  year with GMS teaching in the Classroom 3 community. She holds an AMS Montessori diploma from LCCC’s Montessori Teacher Training Program and a bachelor’s degree in English from Moravian College.

Haiam Attia has been with GMS for over twenty years. She holds an AMS Montessori diploma from LCCC’s Montessori Teacher Training Program and a bachelor’s degree in Zoology from the University of Cairo, Egypt.

Elementary Program 

Jessica Meyers returns for her ninth year at GMS teaching in the Elementary classroom. She received her Elementary I AMS Montessori Certification from PCTE, Princeton, NJ. She also has a master’s degree in Elementary Education and a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA.   She is currently pursuing her IMSLEC accredited Orton-Gillingham training- initial level certification at the Children's Dyslexia Center of the Lehigh Valley.   

Radhika Hoshing begins her eleventh year at GMS teaching in the Elementary classroom. She received her Elementary (level I and II) AMI Montessori certification from the Montessori Institute of Milwaukee. She also has a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development and a diploma in Early Childhood Education from Bombay University, India.  ​She is currently pursuing her IMSLEC accredited Orton-Gillingham training- initial level certification at the Children's Dyslexia Center of the Lehigh Valley.   

Administration

Radhika Hoshing serves as our Director as well as a teacher in the Elementary classroom. This year she begins her eleventh year working at Grace Montessori School. She received her Elementary AMI Certification from the Montessori Institute of Milwaukee. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development and a diploma in Early Childhood Education from Bombay University in India.

Diane Cimorelli, our Business Director, joined our staff in 2008 and comes to us with over twenty years’ experience in business management and technology. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business, Management and Economics with a focus on Information Systems from Empire State College, State University of New York.

Christine Cleary, our Operations Manager, begins her tenth year at GMS. She has her AMS Montessori Teaching Certificate and has been awarded the CDA (Child Development Associate) by the Council for Professional Development. She brings over twenty years of teaching experience as a Primary Teacher and Cooking Instructor at two Montessori schools in New Jersey.