Director of Education & Lead Primary Guide
Margaret Combs is Spark Montessori’s Director of Education. She is responsible for building, leading, and coaching Spark’s teaching staff and to establish best practices in classroom management beginning as the lead guide within Spark’s first Primary classroom.
Margaret brings 17 years of experience as a lead Primary guide and Lower School Coordinator at Alcuin Montessori, one of the most established Montessori schools in the Chicagoland area.
Margaret has presented in numerous conferences on topics such as Creativity in the Montessori Classroom, The Mathematical Mind, and Building Generation Kindness. In addition, she educates the next generation of Montessori teachers as a consultant and guide at Midwest Montessori Teacher Training Center and The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
Margaret has her American Montessori Society (AMS) Primary certification from the Midwest Teacher Training Center and two Masters Degrees in Fine Arts.