“The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind.”

-Maria Montessori


Rachel Mariani

Classroom Assistant

Rachel joined Amherst Montessori School in 2011 as a substitute teacher and was hired as an assistant in Children's House in 2012. She has worked with every level except for Elementary.

Since the Infant program began in 2015, Rachel has led the Infant Summer Discovery program and has assisted in both Toddler and Infant classrooms.

When Rachel isn't working with children at Amherst Montessori School, she enjoys reading and watching movies. She also loves spending time with her family, friends, and pets.