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Our Staff

Cynthia Schuler– Executive Director

Logan Bonar – Assistant Executive Director
Karen Swan – Pre-K Director – South Campus
Jack Colwell – Controller
Beth LaRock  – Administrative Assistant – North
Jane Deutsch – Administrative Assistant – South

Alex Diedrich – Lead Teacher
Tori Strohl – Classroom Assistant
Victoria Kortz – Lead Teacher
Justine Hayward – Classroom Assistant

Joni Heredia -Lead Teacher
Teresa Alderton -Classroom Assistant
Ali Prassas -Lead Teacher
Braelynn Wing -Classroom Assistant
Bruce Bubenzer -Lead Teacher
Classroom Assistant
Meagan Messuri -Lead Teacher
Morgan Bitz -Classroom Assistant
Natalie Bonar -Lead Teacher
Emily Hout -Classroom Assistant

Abby Davis -Lead Teacher
Karen Schmigiel -Classroom Assistant
Verena Burrows -Lead Teacher
Michelle Leifel -Classroom Assistant
Deb Edwards -Lead Teacher
Miranda Hancock -Classroom Assistant
Leslie Gray -Lead Teacher
Alex Kitazuka -Classroom Assistant

Angela Towse -Lead Teacher

Kathy McGinn Teacher

Jacob Burklow-Rogers -Classroom Assistant

Michelle Neff– Special Education Coordinator

Jill Zapf-Resource Teacher North

Denise Morario– Resource Teacher North

Michael Skiles-School Counselor

Sara Myrvold-Speech Therapist

Nikki Shay-Occupational Therapist

Mare Pasley– Resource Assistant

Kim Bui– Resource Assistant

Stephanie Edwards– Resource Assistant

Susan Zachary– Resource Assistant

Gabbie Rothchild– Resource Teacher South

Gabby Burklow– Resource Assistant

Joni Bubenzer– Resource Assistant


Cameron Hession -Music Teacher
Lydia Lockwood -PE/Art Teacher





Karen Swan -Lead Teacher

Takisha Moody-Daniel – Lead Teacher
Ryan Hale -Classroom Assistant
Stephani Emerick -Classroom Assistant







Geist Montessori Academy is a school with two campuses. The North Campus is located on 96th Street and houses Kindergarten, Upper Elementary and Middle School classes. The South Campus, located on 900 North, houses the Pre-Kindergarten and Lower Elementary.