Lake Hills Montessori Tulsa is committed to providing quality care for your children in a safe, loving, accepting and stimulating environment. Individuality is encouraged in each child. We organize our days to ensure each child has successful experiences every day that foster a positive self-concept and lifelong love of learning.

  • Montessori Certified Teachers
  • Spanish Curriculum
  • Traditional Montessori Curriculum
  • Established in 2006
  • Fully licensed by the Oklahoma State DHS

Meet Our Staff

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Jodie Whitman

  Jodie has been in education for several years including teaching second grade as well as elementary Music Education and Coordinating and Directing a summer arts program for Jenks Public Schools. She holds a Bachelors degree in both Elementary and
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Dionne Kizziar

Dionne Kizziar is the Director of Lake Hills Montessori -Tulsa. Dionne graduated from Oklahoma State University with a BA in Marketing. Although she worked in business administration for seven years, Dionne has always had a passion for children. Whether as
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Jami Crittenden

After relocating from Texas, Jami joined our staff as the Pre-Primary lead guide in the summer of 2012. She holds an Infant/Toddler Montessori Certification and has more than six years of experience in a Montessori classroom. She also received an
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Annel Cuevas

Annel joined Lake Hills staff in 2013 as a Primary I guide, and brings with her more than 11 years experience in Montessori.  She has her NCME Montessori Certification from Centro de Entrenamiento Montessori, an Associates degree in Preschool Education
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Sally Sue Tobias

Sally Sue, our Primary II Guide, has been with Lake Hills since the summer of 2006. She holds a Montessori Primary Certification, as well as a B.S. in speech from Northwestern University and Master’s classes in early childhood and library
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Britni Johnson

Britni has been a part of our staff for four years and completed her American Montessori Society Certification in 2012, which she describes as her life’s proudest achievement. As the lead guide in our Primary III classroom, Britni displays patience
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Kari Chamberlain

Kari is a Pre-Primary Assistant and has been with Lakehills Montessori since 2014.  As a child Kari helped her mother with a home daycare where they used several aspects of the Montessori Method.  In 2009 Kari taught a motor skills
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Lauren Munch

Lauren joined the Lake Hills Montessori staff in 2009 and is the After Care Director. She exudes compassion, love and warmth to her students and creates a wonderful environment for them to learn and grow. Lauren has embraced the Montessori
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Lindsey Taylor

Ms. Lindsey joined our staff in 2014 and is an Assistant in the Pre-Primary classroom.  She grew up in Fort Worth, TX  and graduated from Southwestern University where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s Studies and Religion.  After graduation
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Helen Scott

Helen is the Primary III assistant and joined Lake Hills in 2014.  She is a mother of one and her son also attends Lake Hills.
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Aubrey Jensen

Ms. Aubrey joined Lake Hills in 2015 as the Assistant in the Primary I classroom.  She has been a nanny since the age of 15 and has also been a private art instructor for children.  Aubrey is originally from a small South
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Ms. Pin-Hsuan joined Lake Hills in 2015 as the Assistant in Primary II.
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Mary Vosika

Ms. Mary joined the Pre-Primary room as an assistant in 2015.  She is a native Texan but now lives in Oklahoma with her familiy.  Mary is currently working on her bachelor’s degreee in early childhood education.  In her spare time


Ms. Tiana joined Lake Hills in 2015 and works with our After Care.
Charlie Pennington

Charlie Pennington

Charles Pennington is our morning greeter. He is an empty nester/retiree who doesn’t see his grandkids nearly enough. Charlie looks forward to seeing all the little smiling faces come in each day. He once thought when he retired from corporate
Glen Tobias

Glen Tobias

Glen Tobias, AKA Mr. Toby, always has a smile and a compliment ready to meet you when you arrive each morning.


Cosmo is a small Shi Tzu that loves to watch the children arrive and depart school from his window seat in the front office. He is known for his love and patience with the students here at Lake Hills Montessori