BethAnn Slater has been the Head of School and the Primary Directress at Middleburg Montessori in Virginia, USA since 2003. BethAnn earned her AMI International diploma at the primary level in Cleveland, OH, a B.S. in Family and Child Development from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and an M.Ed in Montessori education from Loyola University, Maryland. BethAnn has taught in both the Montessori Primary classroom as well as the private sector. She is an AMI Primary Trainer and has conducted workshops for training assistants in the classroom, fostering play in students, and monthly parent discussion groups.