Alexa (she/her) is the Lead Elementary Guide. She has taught in and around the Pacific Northwest, including in British Columbia and most recently in the Seattle area. Alexa helped start and shape a Montessori elementary program and taught for years in existing Montessori programs. She loves working with the full age range of elementary aged children. She is also a passionate mathematician, holding a MA in mathematics on top of her MEd in Montessori Education. She loves inspiring children to get excited about math and helping them find abiding interests that become the foundation of their learning. In her spare time she enjoys reading, embroidering, studying math, and spending time with her two young children. She continues to study childhood, learning and ways she can advocate for building our trust of children.