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2015 Auction




Primary 1 Classroom - Mrs. Becky and Mrs. Rachel

Becky Sargis

Mrs. Becky brings her experience with children and education in and has designed an intriguing science/history based curriculum for her students where they engage in hands on experiments and art learning and understanding why things work as they do and how history helps us to understand and progress. Mrs. Becky received her Bachelorís of Science, Animal Science, specializing in Equine Science, from Southern Illinois University in 2000. She found herself taking on the roll of teacher as she helped her peers to understand the material at hand and understand the nature of animals in their care. She will have obtained her Masterís in Education by 2010. Mrs. Becky has been with GMMS since fall of 2006 heading the afterschool program and subbing.

Rachel Thomas

Rachel lives in Winooski with her husband, Matthew and her dog, Mason. Rachel received her Bachelorís Degree from Curry College in Massachusetts. Following the completion of her Bachelors degree Rachel went on to complete her American Montessori Training in Early Childhood education. Over the years Rachel has worked in many Montessori Schools throughout the country, and is a previous Montessori student. In Rachel's free time she enjoys gardening, reading, riding her bike, skiing and riding horses. In the summer she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.


8 Jericho Road | Essex, VT 05452 | Tel: 802-879-9114 | Fax: 802-879-9343 |

Beyond traditional childcare, preschool and kindergarten:
setting the standard for progressive education and early-childhood development in the Burlington, Vermont area