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Rochelle Holmberg

Primary Course Assistant

Portland, OR



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> Joined MNW in 2018
> 11 years classroom experience
> AMI Primary Diploma, MNW, 2005
> M.Ed in Montessori Education, Loyola University
> B.A. in Music

What I do at MNW
I support the primary trainers and students.

What I like about MNW
I appreciate that I get to come to MNW each day knowing that I will be surrounded by individuals - students and colleagues - pouring their hearts into their work.

A time of day
Late weekend mornings when I've been able to sleep in as late as I want, the sun is shining, and the coffee is already brewing.

School subject
Music theory

A hobby
Organizing fabric, paper, and other crafting gear

A favorite food
Banh mi sandwich

A surprising skill
I am fluent in Oppish.

Favorite destination
Leach Botanical Gardens


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Rochelle Holmberg joined Montessori Northwest as the Primary Course Assistant in 2018 after 11 years in the classroom. She brings a wealth of practical experience, and love of sewing, to her role. Rochelle attended a Montessori schools as a child and after earning a B.A. in Music, Rochelle returned to her Montessori roots. She graduated from Montessori Northwest with her AMI Primary Diploma in 2005 and then completed her Master's of Montessori Education through Loyola University the following year. After many years in the classroom with children, Rochelle is excited to support the training of teachers, helping the next generation of Montessori guides succeed in their work with children.