Madison Montessori

Our Teachers


Sharon Timek
Founder/Head Teacher

Sharon completed studies at the Midwest Montessori Teacher Training Center in 1978.  She is certified by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and recognized by the State of Connecticut as a qualified director.

Prior to opening The Montessori School of Madison in 1986, she served as Co-founder/Director, Teacher and Administrator of The Children's House of Montessori in New Haven for seven years.

She and her husband are the parents of 3 grown children, 2 of which are former Montessori students.  They have also been blessed with 5 grandchildren.



Robin Matterfis
Director/Head Teacher

Robin completed her studies at the Northeast Montessori Institute in Massachusetts in 2004, and is certified by the American Montessori Society.  She has been with the school since 2001.  Robin has one child who is a current Montessori student.


Diana Dart Harris
Creative Movement Instructor

Diana has been our Creative Movement  instructor since 1996.  She has choreographed for Clinton Family Theatre, Nutmeg Players, Westbrook High School, Walsh Intermediate School, and Morgan High School.  She and her husband have 2 children who are former Montessori students.