Hello, my name is Amanda Fleming I have been on campus as a teacher since 2008 and took over as director in 2018. I hold a degree in Early Childhood Education, 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. I enjoy hiking, fishing, and camping with my husband and our three teenage sons.
My name is Lindsey MacFarlane . I have a BA in Environmental Studies and Visual Design. My son started attending CHMS in 2005 and I have been working here since 2006. I love the wonderful world of nature and photography.
Hello, my name is Darcie Blanden. 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 and skiing, as well as following my kids to all their activities.
My name is Jamie Pearce and I am a Teachers’ Assistant in the Aspen
classroom. I graduated from the University of Great Falls in 2011 with
a Bachlor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. Other activities
when I am not here at the school include interior decorating, antiquing
and camping. My favorite children’s book is Love You Forever by
My name is Sue Hays. I hold an AA from FVCC and a BA from UM in Elementary Education K-8, with an endorsement in reading K-12 with training in Reading Recovery. I also have my Montessori Teaching Certificate for ages 3-6. I am a parent of two sons, and have a grandson. My extracurricular activities include gardening, cooking, literature, art, walking and learning new things.
Hello, my name is Eve Hunter. 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 9th year working at CHMS in the Saplings program. I enjoy hiking, camping, and being crafty.
Hi, my name is Kaitlyn Foster and I am the Beargrass assistant in the
after school program. I graduated high school and worked as a nanny for
six years. I have also done many volunteering opportunities at several
schools and churches. I love everything Disney. I also like knitting,
sewing, quilting and crafting. Baking and cooking are fun too.
Hi, I'm Emily Leishman and I am a Teachers’ Assistant in the
Saplings classroom. I graduated from Holy Cross in Massachusetts with a
degree in Sociology and Studio Art. You may have seen me working at the
daycare at Whitefish Mountan Resort. I have worked up on the mountain
for the past four winters. I love painting, hiking and pretty much anything outside.