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Donna Hargrave

CMS Founder and Former Administrator I am often asked the question when working with this age group, “How do you do it?”.  For me, it isn’t a job but God’s wonderful…

Nina Draper

My name is Nina Draper.  I was born in San Francisco, California.  I became interested in
Montessori when I visited a classroom during my Early Childhood Education training.  I received my A.S. Degree in Early Childhood Development in 1987 from the College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California.

Lea Wheeler

Dragonfly Room Lead Teacher HI, I’m Lea and I am a graduate of University of California at Santa Cruz with a degree in Cultural Anthropology. I went on to receive…

Jessica Huynh

Bumblebee Room Lead Teacher I started working at CMS in 2005. I had never heard of Montessori before and I was amazed at what I saw the children doing. I…

Brandi Nester

Ladybug Room Assistant My name is Brandi. I grew up in the Camas area and graduated from Camas High School. My career started with an internship from the high school…

Kelsee Smith

Butterfly Room Assistant Hi. My name is Kelsee Smith. I was born in Washington, yet raised in Oregon. I moved back to Washington a few years ago and have been…

Sara Melton

Butterfly Room Lead Teacher  Hello! I have lived in the Camas/Washougal area my whole life. I am honored to be a part of the lives of our youngest community members. …

Jessica Hoffert

Bumblebee Room Assistant Hello! My name is Jessica Hoffert and I am so excited to be a part of the Camas Montessori community! I have had the privilege of working…

Lynn Shades

Ladybug Room Teacher Hi, my name is Lynn Shades,  I hold an AMI (Association Montessori International) diploma for ages 2.5 – 6+ that I received in 1995.  I have over 25…

Romy Stallings-Barnes

Dragonfly Room Assistant I have been working in Early Childhood Education for over 25 years. I have had opportunities to work with different learning styles of educational programs, as a…