Stephanie Howard Larson, Director, has spent over 14 years as part of the Rose Hall Family. She was a Head Teacher in the AM Preschool and the Lead Teacher for the PM Kindergarten Enrichment, for 14 years. Stephanie received her Montessori certification in 2002 after years as an Investment Banker and Business Owner. She graduated with an Economics degree from the University of North Carolina, completed 1 year of her Masters in Social Work from Loyola, has a quasi/working MBA from First National Bank of Chicago and received her Montessori Teacher training from MMTTC in 2003. Stephanie comes to Rose Hall with a huge, loving, warm heart. She is committed to the education of the whole child – helping them grow and develop a strong sense of confidence and self. Stephanie is the mother of three daughters. She loves nature, art, music, tennis, hiking, yoga, horseback
riding, and entertaining.
Sam Wallace, Assistant teacher in the AM Preschool class and Kindergarten Enrichment has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from QUT in Australia. After school Sam spent over 10 years working as a teacher in the elementary school system. Born and raised in Australia, Sam now calls Wilmette her home with her husband and two children. Sam enjoys coaching youth triathlon, personal training and spending time outdoors with family and friends.