Hendersonville Montessori Staff
Mrs. Ashlyn Rogers
Primary - Lead
Double Major Nursing & Psychology
AMS Primary Certification 3-6yro
Mrs. Rogers has been teaching with us since 2015. She started as an assistant in the elementary classroom before transitioning into a lead teaching position for the primary classroom and then furthering her love for our school by becoming our director in 2019.
Prior to joining the HMA family she worked for a number of years as an in home therapist for children.
Mrs. Rogers is married and has one daughter currently enrolled at HMA. She enjoys traveling, cooking, helping others, and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Constance Hitchings
Elementary - LEAD
Primary Focus 6-9yro
BA Speech & Language - Indiana University
NAMC Accreditation in Lower Elementary
AMS Primary Montessori Certification 3-6yro
AMS Elementary 6-9yro
Mrs. Hitchings has been teaching in the Lower Elementary Classroom at HMA since 2005. Prior to working at HMA, Mrs. Hitchings was a Speech and Language Therapist in Smith County and Sumner County for twelve years.
After having children, Mrs. Hitchings worked for ten years as a muralist and decorative artist. She is our school's resident artist. She is married to a songwriter with two grown children and has one grandchild.
She enjoys reading, painting and fiber art in her spare time.
Mrs. Salli McDonald
Primary Lead Teacher
B.S. Public Relations
Mrs. McDonald started with HMA in 2017 in the primary classroom after moving back to TN. Prior to joining the HMA family she worked at Dollar General Corp office for 6 years, and started a Master's program in education. She has traveled many places with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, traveling, and skiing.
Lead Upper Elementary Teacher
Primary Lead 2.5yr- 3yr.
Mrs. Ruxandra Wagner
Foreign Language Instructor
Mrs. Denise Phillips