Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Administration

Stepping on the campus of Whole Earth Montessori (WEM), you enter an extraordinary place for children. It is a place where all of our energies are dedicated to helping children become their best selves. We purposefully create an environment to meet their needs from early childhood to emerging adolescence.

Administration

Dianna Galante, M.Ed.
SCHOOL FOUNDER
Joseph Galante, M.Ed.
SCHOOL DIRECTOR
Nidhi Oberoi
SCHOOL & PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Michelle Rafferty
OFFICE MANAGER
Jessica Galante
BUSINESS DIRECTOR

Faculty

Upper Elementary

Kathy JauJou
TEACHER
Nikki Bennett
TEACHER

Lower Elementary

Dianna Galante, M.Ed.
SCHOOL FOUNDER
Taruna Popli
TEACHER

Cascade Classroom

Elizabeth Song
TEACHER
Sarah Harris
ACTIVITY CLUB DIRECTOR

Olympic Classroom

Autumn Collins
TEACHER

Rainier Classroom

Sonali Hegde
TEACHER
Adam Baerwolf
TEACHER

Dr. Seuss

Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

Dr. Seuss

Whole Earth Montessori
5.0
2017-03-13T11:54:16-07:00

Dr. Seuss

Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

Steve Jobs

Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones...

Steve Jobs

Whole Earth Montessori
2017-08-20T12:26:06-07:00

Steve Jobs

Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently … they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because 

Neil deGrasse Tyson

We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its...

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Whole Earth Montessori
2017-08-20T12:34:06-07:00

Neil deGrasse Tyson

We spend the first year of a child’s life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There’s something wrong there.

Bill Nye

There really is no such thing as race. We are one species — each of us much, much more alike...

Bill Nye

Whole Earth Montessori
2017-08-20T12:50:07-07:00

Bill Nye

There really is no such thing as race. We are one species — each of us much, much more alike than different. We all come from Africa. We all are of the same stardust. We are all going to live and die on the same 

Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces...

Albert Einstein

Whole Earth Montessori
2017-08-20T12:52:30-07:00

Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.
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