Faculty & Administration

Bola Adeaga

Head Teacher, Pre Primary

Miss Bola has been an integral part of Pennington Montessori for 29 years. She brings an international flair to her classroom that children never forget. In her class Miss Bola stresses the importance of healthy mind and body and is a certified fitness instructor fitness instructor. A graduate of the...

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Bola Adeaga

Maria Nekoranik

Head Teacher, Toddler

Miss Maria came to Pennington Montessori 27 years ago after a career in the technology field. She brings a strong belief in the importance of early childhood education to her position as a Head Teacher in Toddler. She spends her days making sure that all of the children get the...

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Maria Nekoranik

Judy Briehler

Head Teacher, Pre Primary

Miss Judy has been creating a stimulating and joyful environment for her students at Pennington Montessori for 25 years. With a background in physical fitness – a first degree black belt in Tang So Do – and the great outdoors, Miss Judy’s class can be seen running laps around the...

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Judy Briehler

Kristi Devall

Head Teacher, Pre Primary

Miss Kristi brings her 15 years of teaching experience at Pennington Montessori into everything she does. Whether building a teepee for the Thanksgiving feast or conducting scientific experiments with Mentos her love of teaching is evident. An avid baker, oftentimes Miss Kristi’s class can be seen learning about the art of...

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Kristi Devall

Catherine Granzow

Gardening Instructor

As the Gardening Instructor at Pennington Montessori for the past 5 years, Mrs. Granzow has been instrumental in leading the charge toward healthy eating and good nutrition. Under her watch the children have discovered plants from A to Z and how to cook with the herbs and vegetables we grow...

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Catherine Granzow

Teresa Kerner

Head Teacher, Pre Primary

Miss Teresa has been an essential member of the Pennington Montessori Teaching staff for 24 years. In her years at the school she has been a part of several key programs. She began an assistant and run the Home Environment program eventually becoming a Head Teacher. She shares her love...

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Teresa Kerner

Marcella Petruccio

Business Manager

Marcella brings 29 years of business management experience to Pennington Montessori. We have been fortunate to have her knowledge of business accounting and human resources for the past 21 years. As a vital member of the Pennington Montessori staff Marcella has been an essential component of the school by providing invaluable...

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Marcella Petruccio

Luba Reese

Head Teacher Toddler, Home Environment and Aftercare Director

In her 14 years at Pennington Montessori, Miss Luba has held many positions. As an assistant she discovered her love of Montessori in the toddler classrooms. After receiving her Montessori Head Teacher certification from PCTE, Miss Luba started her adventure in Home Environment. Her love of gardening, cooking, music and...

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Luba Reese

Angela Reilly

Head Teacher, Infant

With her first observation of a Montessori classroom, Miss Angela knew that the Montessori teaching philosophy was the perfect fit for her. After several years as an assistant, Miss Angela received her Montessori training and certification from CMTE (Center for Montessori Teacher Education) in New York. Miss Angela has called...

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Angela Reilly

Kathleen Hannah

Director

As a highly valued member of the school for the 28 years Miss Kathleen has held a vast array of positions at Pennington Montessori. In 1998 as the school was beginning its move in its current location Miss Kathleen took over the helm as Director of the school, supervising and...

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Kathleen Hannah

Kristina Dunham

Assistant Teacher, Pre Primary

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Kristina Dunham

Fran Mlinar

Assistant Teacher, Pre Primary

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Fran Mlinar

Janel Guiry

Assistant Teacher, Pre Primary

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Janel Guiry

Eve Bolden

Assistant Teacher, Infant

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Eve Bolden

Christine Danser

Assistant Outdoor Education Teacher

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Christine Danser

Brittany Montoro

Brittany Montoro- Music Instructor

Brittany Montoro is a professional musician in Central Jersey and the Greater Philadelphia Area.  She is organist and choir director at First United Methodist Church of Freehold, NJ, Choir and Band Director at Conwell-Egan Catholic High School in Fairless Hills, PA, and Chorusmaster at Boheme Opera in Trenton, NJ.  She...

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Brittany Montoro

Diana Christensen

Administrative Assistant / Admissions Coordinator

As the face at the front desk Miss Diana happily greets everyone who walks through the doors of Pennington Montessori. As the information hub of the school, she is tasked with keeping track of all of the students and their vital information. She is the school reporter for social media and...

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Diana Christensen