Karla joined our staff in August 2005. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Geography from Central Connecticut State University with a minor in Psychology. Karla holds her AMS certification from the Montessori Teacher's Institute. She has previously taught children ages 3-6 at Mt. Hope Montessori School in Mansfield. She is a lead teacher in one of our Montessori primary classrooms, the Montessori after care program, and in the "Taste of Montessori" summer camp. Karla received her Master's Degree at UCONN in Educational Psychology.
Karla enjoys gardening, cooking, traveling, taking her dog Winnie on hikes, time with husband Bryan, and reading. One of the most inspiring parts of life for her is watching the children reach accomplishments for themselves and developing their interests in class.