Susan DeMont, the owner and director of the Namasté Montessori School has been living in the New Hampshire area for over 20 years. Susan received her Montessori certification from the Northeast Montessori Institute in 1995.
Susan has worked as an early childhood educator in several Montessori schools, large and small. In 2005 Susan received a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood development from Lesley University. While working toward this life long goal Susan opened the first Manchester School of Montessori in Manchester, NH. After several years of providing a small Montessori learning environment for young children, Susan moved to Goffstown NH to open the Namasté Montessori School.
Under Susan’s direction, Namasté Montessori School provides a safe and nurturing learning environment for young children.
Jessica Clark is a fourth generation teacher with fond memories of reading on the lap of her great grandmother Alice. She follows in her GG’s footsteps teaching in a multi-age classroom. Her greatest joys in the classroom include sharing moments of discovery with students, botany, history, baking, peace education, and sharing a good book.
Jessica teaches our Lower and Upper Elementary programs. She shares her passion and dedication helping to guide children to find their own unique purpose. She brings her experience in public policy and advocacy to her teaching in the classroom. Jessica has completed her Montessori Elementary I certification with the Seacoast Center Montessori Teacher Training Program and her Elementary II certification with METTC in Lexington, Massachusetts. Jessica holds her Masters degree in Public Policy from New England College and her Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies from Vermont College.
Our Yoga Instructor – Dodi Mitchell is an experienced Yoga Instructor with a foundation in Kripalu , Kundalini and Children’s Yoga, (including ChildLight Yoga! Creative Relaxation, and My OM Abilities) She a Usui/Holy Fire & Karuna Reiki Master/Teacher, an accomplished musician and an intuitive healer. Dodi has over 35 years of experience working with individuals with special needs and their families, in both community and individual settings. Dodi has dedicated her life to raising the collective awareness to the value and contribution of individuals with special needs in our society and brings this dedication into her teaching and healing practice. At Infinite Souls Healing, her center in Nashua, NH, Dodi uses Reiki, Crystal Bed Therapy, Meditation, Yoga & Sound healing to assist these and all individuals in tapping into their own innate healing abilities, releasing stress and anxiety and finding peace and balance in a challenging world.
Jacqueline Morin graduated summa cum laude from West Chester University with a M.M. in Piano Pedagogy and Plymouth State University with a B.A. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. Additional studies include the Tanglewood Young Artists Piano Program and the Oxford Summer Program in-residence at Lincoln College of Oxford University. Since 2004, Jacqueline has taught piano and music theory to students ranging from young beginners to college music majors. She served on the faculties at Plymouth State University, West Chester Community Music School (PA), Seacoast Academy of Music, Mila Filatova Piano Academy and the Concord Community Music School before opening her own private studio. Jacqueline is an active member of the Music Teachers National Association, currently serving as secretary on the NH board. In 2007, she was the recipient of the MTNA Star Award for academic and teaching excellence.
“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery”
Mark Van Doren