Gretchen Hill

Early Elementary Teacher


Gretchen is starting her 5th year with CMS. Gretchen studied Creative Writing and the Literature of Social Change at Hampshire College.  She holds Montessori teaching certifications for ages 2 1/2 - 9 years old and has been teaching for nearly twenty years.  She is an avid reader, and also enjoys writing, camping, asking questions, and playing in her art room.



Naomi Buchholz
Primary Teacher

Naomi is currently pursuing her AMI Primary Montessori certificate. She began teaching at CMS in 2017 and fell in love with Montessori philosophy. Naomi loves kids, adventures, and her dog.





‚ÄčHillary Culp

School Director


Hillary has been the Director since 2017. She completed her AMI Montessori Administrator's Certificate in March 2021. She enjoys hiking, spending time with her family, and cooking.





















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