Category: Journal

ATI feature: Meet Aramis Grant

Aramis Grant was going to pursue a career in broadcast journalism. She wanted to be a news anchor and even received her masters in media and communication. She’s got the charisma, the drive, and the eye contact to do the job well, but education was calling her, too. While receiving her masters, she worked for… Read more »

Guidepost feature: Meet Stephanie Jimenez

Tell us about yourself. ​ My name is Stephanie Jimenez, and I’m the new Head of School at Guidepost Montessori at Williamsburg. I have been an educator for over 10 years, with experience teaching infants through middle school. I was born and raised in New York, and my life changed forever when I moved to… Read more »

Texas school shares positive transition to Guidepost Montessori

Earlier this year, Higher Ground Education acquired a new school in Texas, naming it Guidepost Montessori at Brushy Creek. The school had been active in the Cedar Park community for four years. There were 20 staff members and over 100 students among nine classrooms. The parents and teachers were close. But unexpectedly, the head of… Read more »

Guidepost feature: Meet Salem Islas-Madlo

One of the first things you might notice about Salem Islas-Madlo is her warmth and exuberant laugh. Her education credentials along with her charismatic presence make Salem a delightful addition to the Guidepost Montessori team in Vienna.   Salem joins Guidepost with four years of experience as a Montessori Assistant Guide and will be continuing in… Read more »

Guidepost feature: Meet Monika Kósa, Lead Guide in Vienna

As a lawyer, mother, Montessorian and enthusiastic lifelong learner, Monika Kósa’s newest role as Lead Guide at Guidepost Montessori at Vienna will allow her to blend the different facets of her remarkable background and education.  “I’m really excited to be able to combine these areas because this is what makes me joyful,” Monika shared.  Prior… Read more »

Guidepost Feature: Meet Krista Whitney

Krista Whitney is the Head of School at Guidepost Montessori at Deerfield in Milton, Georgia. Tell us about yourself. I grew up in Georgia and had always known I wanted to be in education at some level. I went to school in Kentucky with an athletic scholarship knowing I wanted to make a difference in… Read more »

Meet Nicholas Munoz: From Security Guard to Elementary Guide

There’s a remarkable story that’s worth being told. It’s about Nicholas Munoz. Earlier this year, he reached out for a job as a security guard for Guidepost Montessori at Hollywood Beach, Florida. Nicholas applied for the position completely out of happenstance, not knowing anything about the Guidepost Montessori network of schools or the Montessori philosophy… Read more »