Carrie Irre has served as an educator for over thirty years. Her educational background includes teacher certification from the Association Montessori Internationale at the primary level (2 ½ – 6), M.Ed. In Special Education from James Madison University, and a B.A. in Psychology from Cedar Crest College. Mrs. Irre holds Virginia State Teacher Certification in Elementary and Special Education. Mrs. Irre has taught at MLMS for almost twenty years at the primary level. She finds such joy implementing Dr. Montessori’s methods and observing children thrive. Prior to teaching Montessori, other work experiences include teaching 2nd grade, supervising a group home for children with autism, behavior consulting, and a broad range of tutoring experiences. Mrs. Irre has two adult daughters and a son-in-law who benefited from a Montessori education at Mountain Laurel Montessori School.