About Us

Gretchen Hill

Lead Teacher

Gretchen is starting her 2nd 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.

Hillary Culp

School Administrator

Hillary has been a parent at CMS and served as the School Board President for the last 2 years. She has a Bachelor's of Science in Sociology. She is excited to make the transition to our staff and help bring families together. Hillary enjoys spending time with her 2 girls and being active.  

Naomi Buchholz

Teacher Assistant

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