AD Wing, BA, Hanover College. She works in the morning Extended Care and has worked here for four years. AD was a Montessori student herself- she attended Community Montessori School in Lexington, KY from age 2 ½ through the 6th grade. She is the parent of three children who graduated from MAC’s Kindergarten Program.
Samantha Evans, Master of Arts from DePaul University; BA (English Literature), University of Cincinnati. This is Samantha’s second year at MAC, and she will be in Preprimary Extended Care in the morning. Samantha has wanted to become involved in the Montessori environment for many years, and this summer she began her 3-6 Montessori training at the Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education.
Rachel Landreman, Master of Education with K-12 certification in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Science (Early Childhood Education), and Bachelor of Arts (with High Honors in Spanish), University of Cincinnati. Rachel comes to us with 10 years experience working as a Kindergarten teacher and ESL Specialist at schools in the area. This is her first year working with the Preprimary Extended Care students. She also has three children at MAC.
Afternoon Extended Care
Sarah Ross, Preprimary Extended Care. Child Development Associate (Early Childhood Education). Sarah graduated from The Child’s Place and later attended the University of Cincinnati. She has worked at MAC’s preprimary summer camp for ten years. Sarah also worked with infants, toddlers and preschool-age children at The Child’s Place (owned by the Elder family). This is her ninth year with MAC’s Extended Care program.
Patricia Cordoba, Spanish (youngest group through Middle School). La Salle, Mexico City (Business Administration); Instituto Britania (Teaching Certificate). This is Patricia’s sixteenth year at MAC. Prior to joining us, Patricia spent 10 years teaching English to Spanish-speaking students and one year teaching Spanish to English-speaking students. She is also a teacher in the afternoon Extended Care program.
MacKenzie Adams, BA, University of Cincinnati (Sports Administration); she also attended Southern Illinois University, where she took Educational Psychology courses. MacKenzie has several years’ experience in preschool programs and elementary schools prior to joining us. This is MacKenzie’s third year at MAC. She has worked in the Toddler and Transitional Preschool classrooms, and this year she will be focusing on Preprimary Extended Care.
Gloriana Laskowski-Cohen, BA (Visual Communication and Design, Medical Illustration, Photography, and Visual Arts K-12), Purdue University. Gloriana previously worked as an Art Teacher at a Montessori School in Indianapolis. She has been involved with MAC as a parent and as a volunteer for many years. She began subbing and then worked in our Transitional Preschool classroom last year. This is her second year as a member of our staff, and she will be spending most of her day in Preprimary Extended Care in the afternoons. Her two daughters are in the MAC Elementary Program.
Elementary Extended Care
Meghan Yeary, Elementary Extended Care. Culinary Arts Associate (Warren County Career Center). Meghan has worked in the child care area of the Mason Community Center and has experience with children of all ages. She also is a volunteer firefighter! This is her third year at MAC.
Karla Starrett, Elementary Extended Care. Karla has been working in the MAC cafeteria since 2007. Her hardworking attitude, patience, and dedication to the students have been amazing. Last year, she also began working in Elementary Extended Care, and she will continue to do that during the 2019-2020 school year. This is Karla’s thirteenth year as a member of the MAC Team.
Judy Linko, Elementary Extended Care. This is Judy’s second year at MAC. She has worked in a variety of settings, including retail stores. She recently moved to the Mason area to be closer to her grandchildren, and she has spent a great deal of time volunteering at her grandchildren’s school. Judy is a gentle, supportive addition to the Extended Care team.
Lunch Room Workers
Karla Starrett has been with MAC since 2007. This is Meghan Yeary’s third year at MAC. This is Judy Linko’s second year as a MAC employee.