Beth Irwin has fifteen years experience at Mountain Laurel Montessori School. She came to work at Mountain Laurel in 1998 and was asked shortly thereafter to become a classroom assistant. Her love of children and her strong commitment to the work of Mountain Laurel shine through in her work each day.
Ms. Irwin is a natural in the classroom, providing loving guidance to each child in her care. She has attended multiple classes and workshops as part of her training at Mountain Laurel. She received a certificate from the Butler School upon completion of a workshop titled The Fundamentals of the Montessori Classroom Assistant. She has attended many assistant workshops through Loyola University’s Montessori Training Program, including academic workshops and those involving movement and outdoor education. Beth has attended behavioral workshops provided by local county schools, and a workshop series at The Samuel’s Public Library titled Love and Logic. Ms. Irwin works effectively with children in general, as well as those with special needs.
Ms. Irwin attended classes at Lord Fairfax Community College concentrating on early childhood development. She is certified in First Aid, CPR, and has taken Medicine Administration Training.