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Joye Weaver

Joye’s BS in Early Childhood Education was earned at the University of Georgia and her Montessori Certification was attained through the North American Montessori Center. She retired in 2009 after having taught in the traditional setting for 40 years in Georgia and Tennessee.

Angela Faulkner

Angela is a Franklin native who graduated from Lipscomb University and earned certification from North American Montessori Training Center. She volunteered in the local school system and worked as a substitute teacher and teacher’s assistant before joining the MWS faculty.

Lara Montgomery

Lara recently completed her Montessori Training in Early Childhood through Age of Montessori after having earlier earned a BS in Communication Arts with a minor in Music and a MS in Journalism/Public Relations.  She has been associated with MWS since its opening in 2009.

Teresa Lane

Teresa came to Murfreesboro from Cookeville, TN, to earn a BS in Early Childhood Education from MTSU. She did volunteer work and taught preschool prior to receiving certification through North American Montessori Training Center and becoming a part of the MWS faculty.

Jenny Newsome

Jenny has a BS in Recording Industry: Music Business, minor in Marketing from MTSU, Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from MTSU, and is now working on her Montessori 3-6 certification.  She most recently taught kindergarten at The Discovery School in Murfreesboro.

Jenna Squance

Jenn has a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from MTSU and is in the process of obtaining Montessori Certification from Age of Montessori.  She taught first grade at Wilson Elementary in Rutherford County for six years before coming to MWS in 2018.

The school also has a staff of part-time teachers who assist the Lead Teachers in guiding the students on their journey of becoming independent, joyful, lifelong learners.  The assistants hold professional certifications or licenses in either traditional or Montessori fields and are held in high regard at Montessori Weaver School.