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Lena Atkinson

Lena Atkinson is the Office Manager and Parent Infant Teacher for Montessori School of Greater Lafayette. She started her career at MSGL in 2004 as an Assistant Teacher in the Toddler Program.  Lena then received her Birth to Age 3 Montessori Credential through MECA in Chicago. Along with her Montessori Credential, Lena also holds an Indiana State Teaching License.  Lena also has experience as an Assistant Preprimary Teacher in the Afternoon Preprimary program with Judy West.  Lena's daughter, Cora Belle, is attending the Morning Preprimary Program and Extended Day Kindergarten Program. Her son, Ian, is attending the Morning Preprimary Program and All Day Program. Lena graduated from Purdue University in 2004 with a B.A. degree in Elementary Education and an endorsement in Computers. Lena's husband, Brett, is a software engineer at Antech, and they currently reside in the country outside of Fowler.  Lena is also mentoring a new toddler teacher at a Montessori school in the Carmel area this year.

My Personal Statement

 “Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” -Maria Montessori

My Credentials

Lena attended Purdue University and has a B.A. in Elementary Education with a Computer Endorsement.  Lena holds an Indiana State Teaching License for grades 1-6 along with her Montessori Credential for ages Birth to Three.