Nancy Hillengas is currently our Director of School. Nancy was a Children’s House head teacher at MMS for 5 years. In addition to Nancy’s new director role, she is a member of this year’s American Montessori’s Emerging Leaders Fellowship Cohort and is working toward her AMS ABAR Certification. She is excited about her new role at Malta Montessori and all it entails. Nancy was a Children’s House head teacher at Woodland Hill Montessori School in Rensselaer, NY for 16 years. Prior to that, she taught at the Montessori Magnet School in the City School District of Albany, NY. Nancy holds a Master of Science degree in Education from the University of Pennsylvania and earned her American Montessori Society Early Childhood Certification from the Northeast Montessori Institute. Nancy also holds a Permanent Teaching Certificate from New York State. Nancy and her family live in Albany, NY. She enjoys photography, gardening, drawing, and watercolor painting. All three of Nancy’s boys graduated from Montessori.