Jenn Schoepf, West Side Montessori (WSM) Head of School, always knew she wanted to be a teacher. Twenty-five years ago, with a newly acquired Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Schoepf walked into WSM seeking her first teaching job. Finding that the Montessori method embodied her passion for education, Schoepf went on to earn her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education with Montessori emphasis.
School is where children learn, make their first friends and begin to address who they are as individuals in this big, complicated world. Some of Toledo’s leaders in education weigh in with their educational philosophies and what may make their school the best fit for your child(ren).