Upper Elementary Teachers

Margaret Mc Donald

McDonald-Margaret-1Teacher/Director of Curriculum/Director of Operations 

Margaret Mc Donald has been at MCS since 1994. Her role and responsibilities at MCS have evolved over the years; she started teaching in an Early Childhood classroom, helped grow the Elementary program, wrote the MCS peace curriculum and was instrumental in establishing and advising the Middle School program. Margaret received her Montessori teaching credentials for Early Childhood, Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary from the London Montessori Center in Dublin, Ireland and has been  teaching students between the ages of 2.5 to 14 years old since 1990. Margaret, who was born in Ireland, has lived in Florida and Colorado before moving to Utah. In her free time Margaret likes to bake, garden, knit, read, and run. 

Christian Olson

Olson-Christian-1Teacher - Uinta

Christian started at MCS in 2015. Christian was born in Utah but has since lived all over the country. In places such as Northern California, New York City and Maui. With a wild imagination and hunger for learning, Christian has always followed his intuition to new experiences and a wide array of skills. This drive for knowledge has brought him to educating. Christian became Lower Elementary Certified in 2019 through CGMS. Christian spent 6 years teaching children and adolescents of many different ability levels. In his spare time, Christian enjoys gardening, yoga, and art of any kind.

Carson Woodard

IX2A4208c-1Assistant/Extended Day Teacher - Elementary

Carson loves his dog and writing when he has free time. Carson snowboards in the winter and has a passion for birds of prey and falconry. Carson has attended some college. What he likes about MCS is the open and independent learning it gives children.

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