Faculty

Colleen Sweeney

Colleen Sweeney

Interim Head of School

  • Taught teaching methods courses and supported student teachers at Xavier University.
  • AMS Early Childhood Montessori Credential
  • 10+ years as a Montessori educator
  • Licensed reading specialist
Lee Day

Lee Day

DIrector of Admissions

  • 10+ years experience in administration and non-profit programming
  • CRA employee since 2017
Beth Griffith-Niemann, CFRE

Beth Griffith-Niemann, CFRE

Director of Development

  • 10+ years experience in administration and non-profit programming
  • CRA employee since 2021
Anna Reasoner

Anna Reasoner

Director of Operations

  • 7+ years in administration and operations
  • CRA employee since 2021
Lesley Roth

Lesley Roth

Learning Support Specialist

  • AMS Montessori Early Childhood Credential
  • Orton-Gilllingham Certification
  • Licensed Reading Specialist
  • CRA employee since 2021
Christy Fox

Christy Fox

Toddler Directress

  • AMS Infant and Toddler Montessori Credential
  • CRA employee since 2016
Theresa Donnell

Theresa Donnell

Toddler Assistant Directress

  • 9 years of experience working in Early Childhood Education
  • CRA employee since 2021
Christen Smith

Christen Smith

Early Childhood Assistant Directress

  • AMS Early Childhood Montessori Credential
  • KY Early Childhood Director’s Credential
  • CRA employee since 2020
Michelle Tensing

Michelle Tensing

Early Childhood Directress

  • AMS Early Childhood Credential
  • CRA employee since 2012
Star Staubach

Star Staubach

Early Childhood Assistant Directress

Jill Ortiz

Jill Ortiz

Early Childhood Directress

  • AMS Early Childhood Montessori Credential
  • CRA employee since 2015
  • Orton-Gillingham Certified
  • Licensed Reading Specialist
Molly Sergent

Molly Sergent

Early Childhood Assistant Directress

  • Licensed Reading Specialist
  • Taught grades K-5 in Ohio and Kentucky in public and private schools
  • Currently working on her Early Childhood Montessori credential
Kathryn McCall

Kathryn McCall

Early Childhood Directress

  • AMS Early Childhood Montessori Credential
  • CRA employee since 2021
Rian Wellman

Rian Wellman

Early Childhood Assistant Directress

  • completing Montessori credential through CRA’s Teacher Education Program
  • CRA employee since 2023 
Adam Diamond

Adam Diamond

Upper Elementary Director

  • AMS Elementary I and II Credential
  • CRA employee since 2014
Chris Moonspike

Chris Moonspike

Lower Elementary Director

  • AMS Elementary I and II Credential
  • 15 years as an Educator working with preschool through high school
  • CRA Employee since 2017 (excluding the 22-23 school year)
  • Orton-Gillingham Certified
Greta Weber

Greta Weber

Learning Support Specialist

  • AMS Montessori Early Childhood Credential
  • Orton-Gillingham Certified
  • CRA employee since 2003
Carrie Esposito

Carrie Esposito

Aftercare Coordinator

  • Background in art and art education
  • CRA employee since 2021
Aimee Silbernagel

Aimee Silbernagel

Aftercare Directress

  • AMS Early Childhood Montessori Credential
  • CRA employee since 2017
Clara Welch

Clara Welch

Aftercare Assistant Directress

  • Currently studying Education at NKU
  • CRA employee since 2021