Teachers

Amber Dillon - Children's House

AmbeAmber Dillonr holds a degree in Early Childhood Education and has worked in the field since 2016. She is currently pursuing her Montessori certification in Early Childhood, which focuses on teaching children from age three through six. Nature based learning is a passion of hers along with utilizing the districts outdoor classroom which is right outside her classroom door! Her favorite quote of Dr. Montessori is, "The greatest gifts we can give our children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence."

Erin Zemaitis - E1 Lower Montessori

Mrs. Erin Zemaitis
Erin holds a Bachelors Degree in Education from UW-Green Bay. She attained her Montessori certificate from the North American Montessori Center. She is also a licensed Reading Teacher. She has been the Lower Elementary teacher in Birchwood since 2016. Before that she was an ELL Specialist in La Crosse, a Pre-K teacher in Wyoming, and 4th Grade Teacher in Dodgeville, WI. Her and her husband, Michael chose to buy a house and settle down in Birchwood because it is a wonderful place to raise their 3 boys: Frank, Luke, and Paul. She chose Montessori because a one size education does not fit all.

Amber Miller - E2 Upper Montessori

Miss Amber MilleMiss Amber Millerr holds her Bachelor's Degree in Education from UW-Superior. She attained her Montessori certificate through the North American Montessori Center. She has been the E2 teacher in Birchwood since 2019. Prior to that she taught Pre-K. She lives in Spooner, WI and enjoys spending time in nature.   

Miss Miller says, “I love Montessori because the environment is uplifting and gives students the freedom to fully embrace their true selves.”