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Ms. Mimi Cordrey-Cotsell, Pre-Primary 2 Lead Teacher

My Family: I have four wonderful children, 3 grandchildren and live in Wilmington

My Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Art & English from the University of Virginia, Master’s in Literature and Reading from the University of Delaware, Private School Teaching Certificate from Chestnut Hill College, plus my Montessori Early Childhood Certification. I first worked at CHMS in 1989 at the location in downtown Wilmington as an assistant, and have been here as a lead teacher since 2010.

My Favorites: Reading, Cooking, Art, and my classroom’s Sensorial Materials, particularly the trinomial cube

Ms. Lori Palumbo, Pre-Primary 2 Assistant Teacher

My Family:  I live with my husband and my 3 (four-legged) children my rescue dogs Madden, Ruby & Baby

My Education:  I am almost finished with my Montessori Training through MITE – lots of testing this year! This is my first school year at Children’s House and I’m looking forward to being a part of your great community.

My Favorites:  I love sharing my dogs with others, as they are therapy dogs. I also like cooking, gardening and reading at home. My favorite work in the classroom is the sensorial area, but I think it’s changing month to month.