Arren Molina-Gasser, School Director   Arren has over twenty years of experience as an educator. She has been a teacher, started her own educational programs, and managed a Montessori school. Arren has an M.A. in Human Development specializing in Early Childhood Education and a B.A. in Psychology. She is working to create amazing educational programs, provide staff support and development, and provide stable leadership for River Song.

Arren Molina-Gasser, School Director

Arren has over twenty years of experience as an educator. She has been a teacher, started her own educational programs, and managed a Montessori school. Arren has an M.A. in Human Development specializing in Early Childhood Education and a B.A. in Psychology. She is working to create amazing educational programs, provide staff support and development, and provide stable leadership for River Song.

Robin Johnson, Founder of River Song Montessori Schoo l  Robin has been a Montessori educator for over 20 years. She is an advocate for children and has worked with the Dalai Lama Foundation to create a global peace curriculum. She serves part of the year in San Pancho, Mexico where she is helping to develop a new Montessori school and teacher exchange program.

Robin Johnson, Founder of River Song Montessori School

Robin has been a Montessori educator for over 20 years. She is an advocate for children and has worked with the Dalai Lama Foundation to create a global peace curriculum. She serves part of the year in San Pancho, Mexico where she is helping to develop a new Montessori school and teacher exchange program.

Amber Dean, Cedar Lead Teacher   Amber Dean is a mother to three beautiful children. She has been working within a Montessori classrooms for 10 years. She is a certified Montessori teacher. Her hobbies include photography, being outside with her kids, swimming, and walking her dog. Amber was born and in Bend. Teaching children has been her passion for many years and she loves serving the community.

Amber Dean, Cedar Lead Teacher

Amber Dean is a mother to three beautiful children. She has been working within a Montessori classrooms for 10 years. She is a certified Montessori teacher. Her hobbies include photography, being outside with her kids, swimming, and walking her dog. Amber was born and in Bend. Teaching children has been her passion for many years and she loves serving the community.

 
Megan Rosevear, Birch Lead Teacher   Megan is from Salem/Keizer in the Willamette Valley. She has 11 years experience in the Montessori setting. In the summer of 2017 she completed her AMI Montessori Primary training. When Megan is not in the classroom she enjoys playing handbells and working backstage for community theater.

Megan Rosevear, Birch Lead Teacher

Megan is from Salem/Keizer in the Willamette Valley. She has 11 years experience in the Montessori setting. In the summer of 2017 she completed her AMI Montessori Primary training. When Megan is not in the classroom she enjoys playing handbells and working backstage for community theater.

Taia Hopkins, Oak Teacher   Taia began teaching in the UK as part of a exchange program in 2012. She has developed her teaching skills with pre-school and Kindergarten students at Deschutes River Montessori School, and KinderCare. She went to school at COCC 2016-2018 and is finishing up her Early Childhood Psychiatry degree through Purdue.

Taia Hopkins, Oak Teacher

Taia began teaching in the UK as part of a exchange program in 2012. She has developed her teaching skills with pre-school and Kindergarten students at Deschutes River Montessori School, and KinderCare. She went to school at COCC 2016-2018 and is finishing up her Early Childhood Psychiatry degree through Purdue.

Julie Stamper, After Care Director   Julie is our After Care Director and Assistant in Aspen. She was the owner and operator of her own childcare facility for ten years. Her hobbies include spending time outdoors, kayaking, hiking, photography, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Her passion is building a better future for society. This may be accomplished by developing a child’s self-esteem and providing the necessary tools for them to make the best possible choices now and in their future. Together, we can accomplish this goal.

Julie Stamper, After Care Director

Julie is our After Care Director and Assistant in Aspen. She was the owner and operator of her own childcare facility for ten years. Her hobbies include spending time outdoors, kayaking, hiking, photography, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Her passion is building a better future for society. This may be accomplished by developing a child’s self-esteem and providing the necessary tools for them to make the best possible choices now and in their future. Together, we can accomplish this goal.