Maggie is the head of school and elementary catechist at Ave Maria Montessori in Ave Maria, FL.
She has been an AMI-certified teacher at the Assistant to Infancy (0-3), Primary (3-6), and Elementary (6-12) levels for over twenty-five years and has a great passion for the Montessori approach to human development. She is a certified formation leader with the National Association of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd at Levels II and III, and is working toward completing her Level I formation leader credential.
Maggie coordinated Louisiana's First Steps program, which served at-risk families after the birth of a child and has been a national formation leader with the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for over ten years. She has been part of the team training the Missionaries of Charity in this form of catechesis.
Maggie co-founded MCCI in Great Falls, VA, in 2002.
Natia is a primary directress at Siena Academy - a Catholic Montessori school in Great Falls, VA. She has been an AMI-certified teacher at the Assistant to Infancy and Primary levels for over twenty-five years. She ran an independent atrium in Centreville for over twelve years. She is a certified catechist at all three levels of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, and has been a co-trainer at Level I and Level II since the inception of MCCI in 2002. Together with Maggie and others, she has been training the Missionaries of Charity in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd. Natia is the mother of seven children.