Ms. Cris is the mother of five children who have all attended Montessori Schools from age 2-12. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree in Interior Design and is the owner of “Artopia Studio of Art.” She has been working in Montessori for 25 years and has taught art for 22 years. Ms. Cris took the Early Childhood Training Program in 2016. She is a teacher in the early childhood classroom in the mornings and then teaches art in the afternoons for the elementary and middle school students. Ms. Cris enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, nature walks, photography, painting and watching movies. Her favorite Maria Montessori quote is “Free the child’s potential and you will transform him into the world.”