Krisi Colton 

     Kathleen Gibson 

Maria Edwards


Krisi Colton, Director/Teacher​

B.A., Spanish, LeMoyne College, 

Syracuse, New York; International Diploma, Montessori Early Childhood Course (3-6), Montessori Centre International, 20 years of Montessori teaching experience, 15 years as director of MDS.

Kathleen Gibson, Teacher/Science Coordinator

B.A., English Literature/History, Denison University, Granville, Ohio; M.S., Student Affairs Administration, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana;  Montessori Teaching Diploma (3-6), North American Montessori Center, 15 years of Montessori teaching experience at MDS.


Maria Edwards, Admissions & Administrative Coordinator

B.A., Accounting, Nazareth College, Rochester, New York: 15 years at MDS.


  MaryBarbara Lovas, Teaching Assistant

B.S., Elementary Education, Buffalo State College; Buffalo, NY;

First year at MDS.


Tara O'Neill Barfoot, Music Teacher Kindergarten-1st Grade Art Teacher

B.S., Elementary Education, English and Special Education focus,  University

of Delaware, Newark DE; Montessori Elementary Teaching  Diploma(6-9), Montessori Education Center of the Rockies, Boulder, Colorado; 13 years of Montessori teaching experience, 7 years at MDS.

James Luttinger, Physical Education Instructor

B.S., Mathematics at SUNY Brockport.  Graduate of the Secondary Teaching Certification  Program.  Physical Education Instructor at MDS

for 15 years.


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