Our Teachers

All of the teachers at Visalia Montessori School hold at least a Bachelor’s degree and are certified or seeking Montessori certification for the age that they teach. Montessori teacher training includes child development, educational philosophy, curriculum, and classroom management. Montessori teachers make a huge commitment of both time and money to become trained in Montessori education.

If you are interested in supporting your Montessori teachers, see the VMS Parents Association page. If you are interested in a career at Visalia Montessori School, complete and submit the Employment Interest Form.

Nina Clancy

Educated. Experienced. Passionate.
Founder and Owner
Nina Clancy has been a Visalia business owner and school administrator for over 30 years. She is co-owner of Greenhouse Montessori School and owner of a place to grow Montessori. Nina is a certified Montessori teacher for children ages 3-6 and also serves as a teacher trainer. Nina currently serves as a Director and Head Teacher at Greenhouse Montessori and is an active Rotarian. Her most recent accolade includes being voted as the Visalia Chamber of Commerce 2013 Woman of the Year.
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