Crystal is head of school and owner of Treehouse Montessori where she has been a compassionate teacher, assistant, student, administrator, director, head of school and owner since 2011. Crystal has worked in many different environments and pedagogies and knows that of all, Montessori Education is a necessary and extremely relevant model of Early Childhood Education.
From leading and crafting her school culture while building strong lasting relationships, she strives to always understand the nature of humans and what humans need in order to lead them. Crystal thrives in building community, and building genuine relationships comes naturally to her. Crystal holds her primary diploma from North American Montessori Center and plans to obtain an additional primary certification through The Center for Guided Montessori Studies, a MACTE accredited program. Crystal also has her state of Colorado Directors License for Early Childhood and a Graphic Design degree. She is an active member of the Colorado Montessori Association board of directors serving as an Event and Advocacy Chair. She also sits on the family and consumer science board for Poudre School District.
Crystal believes in creating opportunities for people to follow their dreams and to find their best self. Her career mission is to always be a kind human being, build strong genuine relationships with all, always strive to be a better leader, and awaken her thought and purpose. Crystal also strives to be innovative and inspire families, children, and community along her journey.
Job Title: Head of School/Owner