Shelley Bergmann serves as our Education Specialist at Montessori Kids Universe. Before joining MKU, Shelley was a creative innovator of Montessori pedagogy in private, high-quality schools throughout Palm Beach County, Florida, for over 15 years. Her deep experience transforming the Montessori profession includes overseeing and enhancing curricula, recruiting and nurturing faculty, and preparing academically rigorous Montessori environments where students and faculty can reach their greatest potential. Shelley’s personal goal is to give each child a vision of the universe into which they can expand and contribute. Shelley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Archaeology from Hamline University. In addition to obtaining an American Montessori Society Teacher Training Certificate in 2008, Shelley also received her Practical Nursing License from Palm Beach State College. In 2017, Shelley graduated with Honors with a Master of Montessori Education degree from St. Catherine University.