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

-Maria Montessori

Sassafras

Krysta Howard

Classroom Assistant

A.A., Liberal Arts & Sciences
Holyoke Community College


Krysta joined Amherst Montessori School in 2019 as the Sassafras Classroom Assistant/Children’s House Aftercare Assistant. Krysta gained a love and appreciation for children through her experience working as a nanny. She truly enjoys the company of children and admires their natural curiosity, creativity, and eagerness to learn. Krysta graduated from Holyoke Community College in 2018 with a degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences. This fall, she will study Early Education through UMass Amherst’s University Without Walls Program. 

Krysta enjoys spending time with her family and friends, her partner, Giles, and their two black labs, Annie and Hallie. Krysta loves to explore nature. She especially enjoys camping, hiking, swimming, and stargazing. In addition, Krysta is also interested in genealogy, astrology, photography, thrifting, and baking.