McGuireCluster (2.5 - 5 years)

Our Montessori preschool clusters are for students ages 2.5 - 5 years of age. Kathy McGuire serves as our Preschool Director.


Kathy McGuire

Kathy McGuire

Faculty - Pre-School Cluster

Montessori Preschool Director and Preschool Lead Teacher​

Mrs. Kathy McGuire serves as Lead Teacher for our Montessori Preschool since 2007. She holds a Montessori certificate through American Montessori Society and studied at the New Orleans Montessori Teacher Education Center and the North Carolina Montessori Teacher Education Center. Mrs. McGuire has 30 years of experience as a preschool teacher. She previously taught at private and public Montessori schools in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa and served as Director of a private Montessori School.

​Nicole LaMoreaux

​Pallavi Lidbe

Faculty - Pre-School Cluster

Montessori Preschool Co-teacher

Mrs. Pallavi Lidbe is a Co-teacher in one of our Montessori Preschools. She has more than 10 years of Montessori experience. Mrs. Lidbe has co-taught with Mrs. McGuire since 2022. Before becoming a full-time Co-teacher, Mrs. Lidbe was a parent volunteer, and a reliable substitute in our preschool program. She is a very experienced teacher, and enjoys watching the growth and development of our students.

The Teacher Team in the McGuire Cluster:

McGuire Teachers

Whitney Johnson, Pallavi Lidbe, Kathy McGuire, and Nicole LaMoreaux

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