St. Cloud Montessori - Staff

  • Rebecca Tholen

    Owner, Administrator, Head Montessori Teacher

    • Northeast Montessori Institute, Boston, Montessori Training
    • SCSU Magna Cum Laude  BS - Elementary Education, Kindergarten Endorsement
    • Taught at our schools since 1987
  • Michelle Buehrer

    Assistant Principal, Head Montessori Teacher

    • SCSU  BS -Physical Education, Math, & Coaching
    • North American Montessori Center, Training
    • Has taught at our schools since 2010
  • Meghan Luebesmier

    Montessori Head Teacher

    • SCSU Cum Laude   BS -Elementary  Education
    • St. Catherine’s University, Montessori Training
    • Taught Kindergarten 2 years at New Discoveries Montessori
    • Has taught at our school since 2011
  • Kelsey Kautzman

    Montessori Head Teacher

    • SCSU  Cum Laude  BS -Elementary Education
    • North American Montessori Center, Training     
    • Has taught at our schools since 2014
  • Monica Zabel

    Assistant Teacher,  Family Room Teacher

    • College of St Teresa, Winona  BS -Elementary Education
    • Taught for 10 years in Catholic Elementary schools
    • Has taught at our school since 1991
  • LuAnn Martin

      Family Room Teacher, Lunch Teacher

    •  SCSU Music Major, Physical Education Minor
    • Served in the Army for 4 years, Army Band
    • Has taught at our school since 1999
  • Michelle Zahler

    Assistant Teacher, Family Room Teacher

    • Professional Career Development Institute
    • Child Care Career Diploma
    • Has taught at our schools since 2005
  • Yvonne Pearson

    Lunch Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Family Room Teacher

    • Attended University of Minnesota and SCSU for Social Work and Gender Studies
    • Has taught at our school since 2010
  • Sheila Otto

    Assistant Teacher, Lunch Teacher

    • Attended SCSU for Music & Graphic Design
    • Has taught at our school since 2015
  • Consolata Zorn

    After-School Teacher,  Family Room Teacher

    • St. Irene’s Montessori Training Center, Kenya 2004
    • Operated Peace Junior Academy Montessori
    • Has taught at our schools since 2010