FACULTY & STAFF

GDMS's diverse faculty and staff is passionate about the education and development of young minds.  Utilizing their many talents, broad range of experiences, and in-depth knowledge of the Montessori method, our faculty and staff nurture the intellectual, physical, and spiritual needs of every child.




Administrative Staff

Gloria Panton-Harvey
Principal

        Bachelor of Science in Home Economics Education from North Carolina A&T University (United States)
        Master of Science in Childhood Development and Early Education from Howard University (United States)



Renee A. Panton
Program Coordinator

        Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Howard University (United States)
        Master of Science in Business Administration from Hampton University (United States)




Teaching Staff

Cheryl Adams
Toddler Class Lead Teacher

Early Childhood Development Diploma from Cyril Potter College of Education (Guyana)
Infant and Toddler Diploma from the American Montessori Society (United States)

 
Aurelia Driver 
Primary Class Assistant Teacher

Associate of Arts in General Studies and Psychology from Bowie State University (United States)
Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Phoenix (United States)


Pardipa Lenora
Elementary Class Lead Teacher

Bachelor of Science in Education from Pacific Western University (United States)
Montessori Teacher Certification from the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (United States)


Erma Molina
Primary Class Lead Teacher

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from  Philippines Normal University (Philippines)
Certificate in Preschool Education from Philippines Normal University (Philippines)
American Montessori Society Credential from Northeast Montessori Institute (United States)

 
Sarwat Saleem
Primary Class Lead Teacher

Early Years Education from Manchester University (United Kingdom)
Higher National Certificate from Reid Kerr College (United Kingdom)
Master of Business Administration from Al-Khair University (Pakistan
)
Early Childhood Education Credential from the Barrie School's Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies (United States)


Stephen Small
Primary Class Assistant Teacher

School-Age Credential from Hope Academy (United States)
Preschool Credential From Hope Academy (United States)




Support Staff


Lalit Bindal
Aftercare Teacher

       
 Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Agra (India)

Charlotte Menefee
Before and After Care Teacher

Early Childhood Development Credential from Prince George's Community College (United States)



 
     



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