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Head of School Announcement

ColbyMountaintop Montessori is pleased to announce Patricia Colby as the next Head of School, effective July 2016. Patricia is currently the Head of School for Montessori Center School of Santa Barbara, Ca. She brings with her substantial administrative, managerial and leadership experience, as well as a deep knowledge about and commitment to authentic Montessori pedagogy. Prior to leading MCS Patricia was also a full-time guide at the lower and upper elementary levels for Valley Montessori School in Livermore, Ca.  She also worked as a Montessori teacher trainer at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, Ca.

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Patricia received her undergraduate degree in communication from the University of Houston, Tex., and earned a masters and doctorate in social psychology from the University of California, Davis. She subsequently served on the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., before pursuing a career in Montessori education. We are delighted to welcome her family into our school community!

From the Blog

January G2T Treats

Students have been hard at work in Garden to Table this month! Here are some of our most popular recipes from the last few weeks:nutmeg

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2016 Spring Enrichment

Spring 2016 Enrichment classes will begin on Monday, February 8. Enrichment classes will not be held on Mountaintop school holidays, guide work days or conference days. This session, there will be no Enrichment on Monday 2/15, Thursday 2/25, or the week of Spring Break (4/4-4/8).

**Spring 2016 Enrichment Sign-Up Deadline: January 29**

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