Toddler Community Staff


Rhonda Khan, Acorns Guide

Rhonda earned a BA in Elementary Education specializing in Early Childhood Education from the University of Iowa.  Rhonda successfully completed her Infant/Toddler Montessori Certification in 2017.  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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