Laurie Kemp, Head of School
Laurie Kemp has her AMS certification for Primary (3-6) from Columbus Montessori Teacher Education Program and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She worked for 12 years as a Montessori teacher and then worked for many years as a publications supervisor for a small cargo airline. Laurie has 4 children and 5 grandchildren. She enrolled her grandson in Gloria Dei in August 2011 and became Head of School in 2013.
Carrie, Primary (3-6 years) Head Teacher
Nicole LeFever, Primary (3-6 years) Head Teacher
Mary Alice Meeks, Lower Elementary (6-9 years) Co-Teacher
Richard Dawson - Middle School (12-14 years) Head Teacher
Richard Dawson has his AMS in Middle School/High School education as well as a certification in Biology and as a Intervention Specialist, his Masters degree is in Science Education. Rick is working on his Middle School and High School Montessori Credentials. He has been in the classroom for 31 years. He has been associated with Gloria Dei Montessori for 17 years. His two older sons Henry & Justin attended and have graduated from Gloria Dei, Ben is currently attending.