Trisha has been a Montessori Educator for 25 years. She has training at 0-3, 3-6, and 6-12 levels and attended a summer seminar on the adolescent. She has Orton-Gillingham Language training and has engaged in the NCMPS Coaches Training and Coaches Continuation and this helps her in her freelance consulting work. She has lead in the classroom, in administration, and on the board of an independent school, and this Montessori Mom feels passionately about moving Montessori forward in Virginia, the United States and the world as a whole. In addition to leading the Virginia Montessori Association, Trisha serves as the Student Support Coordinator at Mountaintop Montessori in Charlottesville and holds the position of the Montessori Pedagogue on their board. Recently she joined the Montessori Public Policy Initiative, Board of Directors as an AMI representative.