Lead Lower Elementary Guide
Crystal Harris is a life-long New Brunswicker. She grew up in Oromocto, NB, and earned her Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, with a focus on Environmental Engineering from UNB.
Upon completing her bachelor’s degree, Ms. Crystal worked primarily as an environmental educator in Alberta and New Brunswick working with K-12 students and teachers to improve community and classroom knowledge on environmental topics.
Crystal discovered the Montessori Method while researching different classroom options for her own children. Upon learning about the philosophy, she decided she had to be a part of this amazing community!
Crystal began her journey with FMA as the Casa Directress and has since moved into the Lower Elementary Directress position. She has completed her Casa certification with the North American Montessori Centre and her Lower Elementary training through the MACTE accredited, Center for Guided Montessori Studies. She is active in taking additional Montessori courses as she is passionate about advancing her in studies.
Crystal lives with her husband, two beautiful children and her best friend Napoleon, the chihuahua. She is passionate about Montessori philosophy, the environment, and social justice. In her spare time, Crystal enjoys drinking tea and reading, baking, and playing board games with her family.