Michelle Jacob joined Princeton Montessori School in 2008 and is a conference teacher. She also serves as the educational coordinator for the Middle School program, and as the IB Coordinator for the IB Middle Years Programme.
Middle school students are Michelle’s favorite age group to teach as they begin to figure out what the world is all about and their place in it. She loves bringing the excitement and application of science and math to early adolescence and uses her talents and experience to lead the middle school educational program.
Michelle is passionate about environmental issues and serves on her township’s Environmental Commission. She also serves on the Alumni Council of Elizabethtown College and is Vice President of the Mary Jacobs Library Foundation Board of Trustees. She and her husband have two children, and four dogs.
Michelle received a BA in Elementary Education from Elizabethtown College and an MA in Educational Leadership and Administration from George Washington University. She holds a NJ Teaching Certificate, an American Montessori credential at the Elementary I and II levels from PCTE, and certification in Green Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.