Toddler Community Staff


Rhonda Khan, Acorns Guide

Rhonda earned a BA in Elementary Education specializing in Early Childhood Education from the University of Iowa. She also completed the continuing education course in the Fundamentals of Montessori. In 2012, Rhonda joined the RMS staff as a substitute teacher and as of September, 2015 is a Toddler Program Guide. For over a decade, she has been a dedicated parent volunteer here at RMS. Rhonda is deeply committed both to the value of a Montessori education and to RMS. Both of her children started in the toddler program and went through the E-2 program at RMS.

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Sally Johnson, Acorns Assistant

In addition to her position as a toddler guide, Sally also works each afternoon in the extended late pick-up services program for toddlers.  She holds paraeducator and Montessori assistant certificates.  Sally came to RMS in October, 2010.  

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Melissa Martinez-Miland, Pinecones Guide

Melissa has been with Rochester Montessori School since 1999 and a Guide since 2003. Melissa received her AMS Infant and Toddler Montessori training at the Montessori Education Center of the Rockies in Boulder, Colorado. She also completed a Sign Language Interpreter Program at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona.

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Sarah Dennis, Pinecones Assistant

Sarah has been with Rochester Montessori School since 2005 serving both as an assistant and for two years, as a guide. Previous to her experience at RMS, Sarah conducted childcare programs out of her home. 

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