Meet the WPMS Staff

Mrs. Carol MiskellCarol Miskell | Head of School Mrs. Miskell received her BS in Elementary Education and Music from Kent State University.  She has a Montessori Administration Certification from the Center For Montessori Teacher Education in NY.  She has taught first grade, music, and preschool students and is a former preschool director.  Currently, she is a member of the American Montessori Society, Head of Schools division, and also the Greater Pittsburgh Montessori Society.  She has been working at WPMS since 1992.  Mrs. Miskell is the mother of two children and a life long volunteer with the Delta Zeta National Sorority.

Her most amazing travel experience was a trip to Ireland for two weeks. “The people of Ireland are so friendly, everything is so green and the weather during the summer is so warm and sunny. I can’t wait to go again!”

Jamie2Jamie Campbell | Head of School
Mrs. Campbell was named Head of School in August 2014. She moved to PA in 2013 from Nashville, TN where she lived for 14 years. Mrs. Campbell has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, a BA in Liberal Studies, and a Master’s Degree in Teaching with a Montessori Certification from Belmont University. She is married to the Rev. Dr. Vincent K. Campbell, Pastor of the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Pittsburgh. They have five children and live in Hampton Township. One of her favorite Montessori quotes is, “The hand is the instrument of the intellect.”

One day she hopes to travel on a long European tour.

Our Teachers
All of the 3-6 Yellow, Blue & Red Room and Extended Day/Kindergarten Teachers are PA certified in Private Nursery and Kindergarten by the Department of Education.

Click on the Teacher’s name below to read her bio…

Linda Barton – Yellow Room Teacher (3-6 program)

Maura German – Red Room Teacher (all day program)

Laura Lankes – Toddler Room Teacher (Physical Education/Summer Program)

Jeanine Thornton – Blue room and Kindergarten/Extended Day

Melanie Good Meyers – Music teacher

Assistant Teachers

Karen Clark – AM Yellow Room

Linda Clogan – Morning Red Room 3-6

Jan Jenny – Red Room (Thursdays)/Spanish teacher

Kate Morrissey – Blue Room AM,

Diana Panza – Toddler and All Day 

Maureen Perelman – Toddler Room

Cathy Zuza – All day room PM Assistant.

Support Staff

Barbara Carroll –  materials coordinator and administrative assistant