Mikie first became passionate about the Montessori philosophy when she attended a workshop given by Sister Anthonita Porta, founder of ADMTEI. The ideas of respect for the children and nurturing self-discipline, independence, and motivation resonated with her and set her on the life-changing journey of being a Montessori teacher. Mikie received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Siena Heights University.
Mikie is blessed to have a spouse who is proud to call himself a ”Montessori Husband” and is enthusiastic about helping make activities for the classroom.
When Mikie isn’t immersed in Montessori, she enjoys playing her French horn and lately has been performing in pit orchestras for local musicals.