Ms. Collins graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in history & anthropology in 2005 and spent the following summer studying archaeology in Beijing, Xi’an and Chengdu, PRC through the International Scholar Laureate Program.
Ms. Collins received her secondary Montessori training at Houston Montessori Center with Dr. Elisabeth Coe. She taught middle school at one of the largest public Montessori schools in Texas and was a recipient of the D.A.T.E grant award for improving instructional quality and raising student achievement on standardized tests.
She’s married to Justin, a fellow middle school Montessori teacher. They just welcomed their first baby–a little girl named Harriet, and are also proud owners of two red dachshunds, Brodie & Clementine.