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Hello, I’m Carrie Lamb and I am the new Executive Director here at Children’s House Montessori. I hold a BS in Elementary Education from Montana State University. I have been in the childcare and education world in Whitefish for the past 20 years as a Nanny, Preschool Teacher, Children's Activities Manager, Paraeducator, Behavior Interventionist, Summer Camp Director, and my favorite Coach. My family and I enjoy year-round recreation, especially playing softball in the summer and skiing in the winter. My favorite children’s book is Go Away, Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley.
Hello! My name is Emily Kyllo, and I’m the new Associate Director here at CHMS. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education and Development, and have been working with children for the better part of 7 years. I like to spend my time reading, baking, and hanging out with my husband and daughter. My favorite children’s book is Frybread by Kevin Noble Maillard.
Hello, my name is Lara Mann and I am the Lead Teacher in the Aspen Classroom. I hold a BS in Environmental Studies from The College of Idaho, and a MS in Natural Science Education from The University of Wyoming. This is my 9th year teaching, and my 3rd year at CHMS. I enjoy picking huckleberries, hiking, skiing, and gardening. My favorite children’s book is Duncan & Dolores by Barbara O'Neal.
Hello, my name is Darcie Blanden and I am the Lead Teacher in the Birch Classroom. I hold a Bachelors of Science degree in Health and Human Development as well as being Montessori Certified through the American Montessori Society. I am an outdoor enthusiast and I enjoy hiking, skiing, and following my kids to all their activities. My favorite children’s book is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.
Hello, my name is Eve Hunter and I am the Lead Teacher in the Saplings classroom. I have a BA in Art from Linfield College and a MA in Education-Montessori from Montessori Northwest and Loyola University. I have been working with children since 2001 as a nanny, a Head Start teacher and a Montessori teacher. This is my 10th year working at CHMS in the Saplings program. I enjoy hiking, camping, knitting and being crafty. My favorite children’s book is Blueberries For Sal by Robert McCloskey.
My name is Camas Johnson and I am a Teachers’ Assistant in the Saplings classroom. I am a high school graduate, and I've loved my years here at Children’s House! I love hanging with my two fluffy dogs, skiing, kayaking and gardening. My favorite Children’s Book is the Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch.
Hello, my name is Alysa Mitchell and I am the Assistant Teacher in the Aspen Classroom. I haven't been at CHMS long, but I’m excited to become a long lasting member of the CHMS community.
Hello, my name is Amanda Fleming and I am the Assistant Teacher here in the Birch classroom. I have been on campus as a teacher and administrator since 2008. I hold a degree in Early Childhood Education through Flathead Valley Community College as well as being Montessori Certified through American Montessori Society. In addition to teaching at CHMS, I spent seven years teaching at FVCC. I am an avid outdoor enthusiast and I enjoy hiking, fishing, and camping with my husband and our three grown sons. My favorite children’s book is The Little Red Fish by Tae-Eun Yoo.