Creekside Montessori: Joyful Learning Community is a school established by parents and educators to meet the needs of a growing population of students who do not thrive in the traditional education system. We believe that learning should be a natural, joyful experience. It is our hope that every child that deserves this experience can be a part of our school. We are starting out with ages 3-6 with the idea of expanding to older students as soon as we are able to. We have set this school up as a non-profit business so any donations can be a tax write-off.


Mission Statement: Creekside Montessori is here to work with families to create a peaceful community of diverse, respectful, self-motivated and independent learners who seek out and joyfully embrace academic and social opportunities.

  • Margaret Williams


    Margaret Williams has been teaching school in the early grades for 27 years. She loves working with children and watching them discover, learn and grow. She is a proud mom and grandma. There is nothing she loves more than to be in the presence of young people who are actively engaged in learning.

  • Rose Hammon

    Board Member/Consultant

    Rose is a fully certified AMS Montessori teacher, who for the last 3 years has been working at a private Montessori school as the lead kindergarten teacher & Field Supervisor for intern teachers. Rose holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in Child Psychology and a minor in Marriage and Family Studies, she is currently working towards her master's in Social Work. She is passionate about her work with children, observing the natural learning process, and supporting the development of the whole child. In her spare time, she enjoys doing consulting work for families & co-ops who are interested in bringing Montessori home.

  • Sarah Hammon

    Teacher Assistant

    Hi my name is Sarah Hammon. I am a mother of nine. I have always loved children and have been fascinated to see the different ways they learn within their environment. I come from a large family and have always been invested in the welfare of my siblings and those around me. I have taught and worked with students from preschool through 3rd grade. I first worked as a Speech and Language Assistant and then as a Teacher's Aide for Special Needs Children ages 3 to 5 and have had many hours in training in both areas. I have been fascinated studying the Montessori Method and it's benefits and look forward to teaching at a Montessori school in our community.

  • Stan Shepp

    Board Member

    Stan is the owner of Southwest Automatic Sprinklers, Inc. and has been designing and installing fire protection systems for over 35 years. Stan has a passion for educating the whole child and making innovative, individualized instruction available to today's youth. His experience comes not only from his young children at home, but also a keen sense of what was missing from his own educational experience. Stan loves to learn and to share knowledge. He honors the natural desire to learn and values providing the appropriate opportunities to do so. Stan invests in the success of our future leaders by developing and expanding the options available to the children in our homes and our community.

  • Susan Mackert

    Board Member