Rich Spencer and Dr. Beth Adams-Spencer are parents to Nico Spencer who began Montessori  in Ms Dena’s Spruce class in the fall of 2016. Rich grew-up in Southern Ontario, Canada and has an undergraduate degree in English Literature and American History from Huntington University in Huntington IN where he met Beth who is a West Lafayette native. He has a MFA in Creative Writing from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN where he completed a double thesis in fiction and poetry. Rich is a patented designer and currently works for Salesforce as a Senior User Experience Designer in Indianapolis. Rich and Beth choose to practice Attachment Parenting and believe that Montessori is a powerful complement to raising strong, independent, self-regulating kids who never cease to wonder and amaze.