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!”

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

Diane Ashton - Toddler Room

Karen Clark – AM Yellow Room

Linda Clogan - Morning Red Room 3-6

Mary Hopkins – Blue room AM/Yellow room PM 3-6

Jan Jenny – Red Room (Thursdays)/Spanish teacher

Maureen Perelman - Toddler Room

Crystalann Jones Tungekar – All day assistant and afterschool

Cathy Zuza – All day room PM Assistant.

Support Staff

Barbara Carroll -  materials coordinator and administrative assistant

Cathy Howard -  materials coordinator and administrative assistant