Trisha Leathers (Upper Elementary Lead Teacher)
Trisha Leathers lives in Manassas VA but is a Washington State native. She several degrees (AA-EDD) from Washington State University (Go Cougs!), UNC Chapel Hill, Duke, and University of Phoenix. She has her Montessori Certification in Elementary 1 and 2 from North Carolina. Her dissertation (press date pending) topic is Technology Learning in a Montessori Classroom.
She has been working as an educator since 1989 in both public and private education and has two grown children who were Montessori students and at one-time educators in Montessori Schools. She has a full commitment to the self-directed method of learning and integrates Technology learning tools when appropriate.
Joining Sunset Hills Montessori in 2014, she started in the Upper Elementary as the lead teacher and now serves as the Upper Elementary Lead, Middle School Lead, and the Department Lead for all programs Elementary and above.