Lena Atkinson

Lena Atkinson is the Assistant Director and Parent Infant Teacher on Fridays 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 now know as Seton Montessori Institute. Lena has experience as an Assistant Preprimary Teacher in the Afternoon Preprimary program with Judy West. Lena's daughter, Cora Belle, is an Alumni of MSGL. Her son, Ian, is attending the Extended Day Kindergarten program this year. 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 Flir, and they currently reside in the country outside of Fowler. 

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.