LocationAmelia Island, Florida


Judy graduated from the University of South Florida in Business Management and from Barry University in Elementary Education with a concentration in Montessori Education. She then earned a Specialist degree from Barry University in Early Childhood Education, with a concentration in Montessori Education. She also studied the Education Leadership certification program at the University of North Florida.

Judy began her career at Amelia Island Montessori School. She taught for 15 years in a 6-9 classroom and 5 years in a 9-12 classroom. She has taught for Barry University and other Training Centers in the United States and abroad. Judy has worked in both private and public schools, served as elementary department head, been model classroom in literacy and in math, and given ongoing professional development and parent education seminars.

Judy earned her 6-9 credential and 9-12 credential at North Carolina Center Montessori Teacher Education Program. Judy completed an AMS and MACTE credential program at the 3-6 level and holds (2) AMS credentials at the 6 - 12 level. She is near completion for her Reading Endorsement, ESOL certificate, and she holds her FL State Teaching Certificate for Kindergarten through 6th grade. She is the Methodologist of Montessori Education for Duhovka Montessori Elementary Schools and Director of Duhovka Montessori Teacher Education Program - Elementary levels.