Montessori School of St. Cloud - Staff

  • Nicole Couch

    Office Manager of Montessori School of St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids

    Nicole graduated with her AA in Elementary Education, BS in Community Psychology, and MBA in Human Resources. She has worked with children in many different facets since 2010, including running her own in-home childcare, working in the public schools, and having multiple different titles at Montessori throughout the years. She has children of her own (3, 5, and 11), who have all attend(ed) Montessori! 

  • Stephanie Determan

    Sunshine Family Room Teacher

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sheila Otto

    Head Teacher, 8am class

    • Attended SCSU for Music & Graphic Design
    • Certified Positive Disipline Educator
    • Has taught at our school since 2015