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Assistant Principal

Mistakes are opportunities to learn and grow.

Chaos Manager

Dispensing Band-aids, ice packs, and love!

Human Resources & Accounting

Entering purchase orders for hedgehog leashes...just another day at a Montessori school.

Lower Elementary

Kindergarten through third grade teachers

Lower Elementary Teacher

Peace begins with a smile.

Lower Elementary Teacher

A lifelong love of learning starts here.

Kindergarten Teacher

Learning from children, our best teachers!

Lower Elementary Teacher

Nobody else can live the life you live.

Lower Elementary Teacher

I firmly believe in the potential of every child.

Lower Elementary Teacher

So much fun learning to be had!

Lower Elementary Teacher

Children thrive when they feel heard.

Upper Elementary

Fourth through sixth grade teachers

Upper Elementary Teacher

Simply a facilitator of creative growth.

Upper Elementary Teacher

"Mom. Mom!...I mean, Ms. Alisha..."

Upper Elementary Teacher

I'm an awakener, not a teacher.

Upper Elementary Teacher

Safe space to learn at their own pace

Upper Elementary Teacher

Children should explore, question, and create.

Upper Elementary Teacher

Excellence is not a skill, it's an attitude.

Middle School

Seventh through ninth grade teachers

History, Government, A.P. Human Geography Teacher

My hair changes color every day!

English Teacher

Words are the most valuable asset in our arsenal.

Mathematics Teacher

Math is all about solving problems.

Science Teacher

Avid lover of all science-y things!

P.E./Health Teacher

Every student loves some form of PE!

Cte Teacher

If it's cute and in the middle school, Ms. Hannah made it!

Support Staff

Special Education Director

One's never alone with a rubber duck.

Special Education Teacher

Just trying to make it make sense.

Library Media Specialist

Hi, I'm Ms. Melissa! Come see me for great books!


Food and family is my life!

Special Education Teacher

Kids keep you young at heart.

School Counselor

Failure is not fatal; it's the courage to continue that counts.

Special Education Teacher

Life is better with children around!

Gifted & Talented Specialist, Computer Science Specialist

Lighting the flame of intellectual curiosity

Teacher Qualifications: Parents have the right to request and receive information on the qualifications of their child’s teacher. If you have any questions or want more information please contact the school’s principal or you can refer to the student information system.

Mountain West Montessori Academy employs individuals holding LEA-specific educator licenses, license areas, or endorsements in accordance with Utah Admin. Code R277-301-7. Additional information on educator licensing can be found at:

The following designations or levels apply to educator licenses, license areas (i.e.-elementary, secondary, special education), and content endorsements (i.e.-mathematics, music, Spanish, social studies).

Professional: The educator has completed an educator preparation program that includes content and pedagogical knowledge. This program may have been completed at a university or in an alternate pathway that was supported by school districts/charters and the Utah State Board of Education.
Associate: The educator is currently completing an educator preparation program, but has not yet completed all requirements for a Professional Educator License, license area, or endorsement. The educator is enrolled in a university-based or Local Education Agency (LEA)-based program. When the educator completes the program, they will have a professional level.
LEA-Specific: The educator has not completed an educator preparation and is not currently enrolled in one.

  • LEA Specific – 11%
  • Associate – 15%
  • Professional – 73%