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Back L to R:  Rebecca Crockett, Jane van Delden, Caroline Towers, Polly Allen  
Front L to R: 
Julie Hudson, Fiona Penn, Sherrilyn Green

Jane van Delden – Centre Manager

Jane started working at Wanganui Montessori as an Administrator in July 2006 and was made Centre Manager in December 2006. She has an administrative background and was also very involved in her own childrens early childhood education at Playcentre for many years. 

Fiona Penn – Head Teacher
Fiona is originally from London and moved to New Zealand with her husband and three children in 2001. She has been working as the Head Teacher at Wanganui Montessori since 2005. Fiona gained an International Montessori Diploma in London and also has a Diploma of Teaching (ECE) and a Bachelor of Teaching (ECE). 

Rebecca Crockett - Teacher
Rebecca joined the Wanganui Montessori teaching team at the start of 2008. Since then she has gained her Montessori Diploma and also has a Diploma of Teaching (ECE) from Victoria University.  

Caroline Towers - Teacher
Caroline started at Montessori in a relief capacity in 2009 and in a permanent position from 2011. She has an honours degree in English Literature and Language from Reading University in England and is studying towards gaining her Montessori diploma. Before joining the team at Montessori Caroline enjoyed working as an Education Support Worker with preschool children in a variety of settings in Wanganui, Ohakune and Waiouru. 

Sherrilyn Green - Teacher
Sherrilyn has been at Wanganui Montessori since 2003, first as a reliever and from the start of 2007 in a permanent teaching position. She gained her Diploma of Teaching (ECE) in 2010 and her Montessori Diploma in 2014.  

Julie Hudson - Teacher 

Julie joined our preschool in April 2013 coming to us from Bright Beginnings Childcare Centre where she had worked for 5 years while studying to gain her Diploma of Teaching ECE and then upgrading to a Bachelor of Teaching ECE. Julie is now studying towards gaining her Montessori diploma.                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Polly Allen - Teacher

Polly first started at Montessori in 2002 and whilst working studied to gain first her Montessori Diploma and then herDiploma in Teaching (ECE). She left in 2013 to travel and rejoined the team upon her return in 2015.