Children’s House Three

Learn more about Ms. Emma

Emma Clauss, AMS Certified Teacher

Ms. Emma earned her Certification in Early Childhood at the Maryland Center for Montessori Studies. She has a BA in Social Sciences. Emma has 26 years teaching experience including seven years in a Montessori classroom. Emma is in her second year on The New School faculty.


Jamila Elmajidi, AMS Certified Teacher

Ms. Jamila has 17 years experience teaching in Morocco, Kuwait, and New York. She has an Associates Degree in Economics and a Teaching Certificate from Queens College, New York.




Morgan Plummer, Teaching Assistant

Ms. Morgan has a Bachelors in Spanish from the University of North Carolina. She is fluent in Spanish and French, and has classical training in vocal music. She previously worked as teaching assistant at the Southampton Montessori School in Houston, Texas.

Favorite Montessori Quote

Education is a natural process carried out by the human individual, and is acquired not by listening to words, but by experiences in the environment.
— Dr. Maria Montessori

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