Shelly has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Illinois with an emphasis on early childhood development and a Master of Arts in Leadership. Shelly is currently the office manager at her husband’s successful chiropractic business. She is also a life and parenting coach and has a successful online blog. Shelly has worked as an assistant Montessori teacher for 5 years and has Montessori assistant teacher training. She ran a small Montessori inspired toddler program out of her home for a year and achieved a Step 10 in the Oregon Registry. Shelly and her husband Kevin have 2 children, the older of whom currently attends Westside Village Magnet school in Bend. Shelly currently serves as President of the board for Desert Sky Montessori.
Rose has had a successful career working as a professional chef as well as being very involved in her community. Rose has served as a board member of the FAN Foundation for the past 4 years. She has also been a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters and High Desert Food and Farm Alliance in the past. Rose has lived in Bend for the past 13 years. Rose and her husband, Dr. Stephen Archer, have one 4 year old son currently attending a Pre-K Montessori school in Bend. She currently serves on the Desert Sky Montessori board as a voting member.
Courtney and her husband moved to Bend, OR in 2015. She joined the Desert Sky Montessori board in 2017. Courtney received her BS in Elementary Education from Linfield College in 2007. She then got her Montessori training in Bellevue, WA. Teaching is a huge passion of Courtney’s and she also enjoys volunteering, especially for low-income schools and students. In addition, Courtney has helped teach English to parents to help them gain employment. Courtney serves on the marketing, fundraising, and facilities committees for Desert Sky Montessori.