Lisa Reiner

Administrator/Toddler Guide

Lisa received her Bachelor's of Arts in Liberal Arts, English, and Psychology from the College of Notre Dame and AMS Certification from AERCO Montessori in Philadelphia, PA. She and her husband, Jon, keep busy with their children; Maya, Ella, Bria, and Eric. Two new puppies, Little Foot and Scamp have joined their family to really take up any downtime she may have had!

Marion Barget

Primary Guide

Marion is a graduate of Towson University with a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education. She completed her certification at MCMS and joined our team six years ago. Her hobbies include biking and running, as well as enjoying warm, sunny days outside. Marion and her husband, Kyle, welcomed twins, Mason and Karter, on 12/19/16.

Alisa Anania

Elementary Guide

Alisa holds AMS credentials at the Lower and Upper Elementary levels, Bachelor's degrees in child psychology and early childhood education and a Master's degree in education in reading. Alisa taught public school kindergarten and first grade before becoming a Montessori Guide. She has taught at both the Lower elementary and Upper Elementary levels. She has served as the program director and instructor for the Maryland Center for Montessori Studies and serves as an AMS accreditation team member. Alisa serves as a certified Maryland Master Naturalist at Oregon Ridge Park. Alisa enjoys spending time with her family, horseback riding, hiking, reading, gardening and cooking.


Elaine Smith

Toddler Assistant