Contact Us

Phone:  901.751.2000


We are available for personalized school tours Monday - Friday between the hours of 9:00am-11:00am. The morning work cycle is a great opportunity to observe the students in action. We are happy to schedule a time that works best for your family.


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Administrative Contacts

Head of School, Astrid French

Business Manager, 
Sally Harville

Office Manager, 
Larisa McPherson


Toddler 1 
Maggie Clement
Kallie Brown

Maria Applegate

Toddler 2
Tanya Burt
Jessica Coss

Julie Wright

Early Childhood 1
Noor Pyarali

Jen Bray 

Keanna Pagan (intern)

Early Childhood 2
Melissa Hasselle
Andrea Alva-Tran


Early Childhood Support Staff

Destiny Tilson


Lower Elementary 1

Sharon Brandon
Zohra Panjwani


Lower Elementary 2

Sharon Campbell 

Emily Hennessey

Upper Elementary

Renee Neiser
Natasha Tirado

Middle School

Julie Thomas

Elliott Knernschield

Reading Specialist

Jackie Perkins


Spanish Teacher/Librarian

Hannah Andrews


Melanie Keer

Physical Education

Melanie Keer


Extended Care Coordinator

Hal Mooney





Our Location

Lamplighter Montessori School
8563 Fay Rd
Cordova, TN 38018

Lamplighter Montessori School is nestled on over nine wooded acres in Cordova, TN. We are home to a diverse and thriving student body learning the academic, social, and independence skills to prepare for their bright futures.