Meet the Faculty and Staff

Dedicated to You and Your Children

Bridget Hurst

Elementary Guide


Melanie Cummings

Primary Guide (AM)

AMI Primary Trained at Montessori Institute of North Texas. 

Grove City College graduate with degree in Elementary Education.

PA Teaching Certificate for Pre-K- 4

Noelle Crowe

Primary Guide (PM)


Monica Stoutz


Thomas Aquinas College graduate with a degree in Liberal Arts. 

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Parent/Toddler and Levels 1-3 trained.

Mother of 8


Rebekah Feeley

Step Up Guide

Parent/ Toddler and Level 1 Catechesis of the Good Shepherd trained.

Montessori Child

Certificate holder in AMI Orientation to 0-3. Franciscan University Graduate with degree in Psychology

Mother of 6

Ariel Morales

Elementary Assistant (AM)

Lucy Bernetsky

Primary Assistant

BobiJo Penque

Step Up Assistant

Julia Wehner

School Administrator & Elementary Assistant (PM)

Julia Stein

Board Secretary


I have studied the child. I have taken what the child has given me and expressed it and that is what is called the Montessori method.
— Dr. Maria Montessori

Board of Trustees 

Mary Seat of Wisdom is a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution governed by a Board of Directors which provides oversight for the school.

Our current board members are:

  • Rich Stein (Chair)

  • John Henry Crosby (Vice-Chair)

  • Robin Crosby

  • Alicia Hernon

  • Brooke Miller

Volunteer Board Members

Board members can include parents and grandparents of current and alumni students, and external community members.

The Board is responsible for ensuring that the mission of  Mary Seat of Wisdom Montessori is carried out and it has fiduciary responsibility for the school. Board members actively lead long-term and strategic planning efforts, and engage in fund raising and community-building initiatives.

The Board of Directors employs the Director of the school, who is responsible for executing the policies established by the Board, hiring faculty and staff, and managing the daily operations of the school.

 If you are interested or would like to recommend someone for Board Service, please contact The Board Chair





Parents play a key role in the development of their children at MSW.

Working with two fully trained Montessori lead instructors and multiple assistants, parents receive support in their parenting journey. There is opportunity for parents to participate in parent education, fundraising, community events, monthly Mass and much more. The Mary Seat of Wisdom family is a great Catholic community.