Emelie Maynard


Charlotte Montessori School is special!  It is truly a privilege for me to work among such dedicated, caring and professional teachers and staff!


Emelie Maynard

Curriculum Director

BS in Information Systems
AMS Early Childhood Certificate

Emelie was born and raised in Sweden. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree with a minor in Business Administration from Karlstad University. She moved to Charlotte in 1995 and gained an interest in the Montessori Philosophy while studying Child Psychology at UNC Charlotte. Emelie completed her Early Childhood Credential from the American Montessori Society in 1997 and has 15 years of experience as a Montessori teacher.

Emelie and her husband, James, have three children currently attending Elementary, Middle and High School. The older children are former students at Charlotte Montessori School while the youngest received Montessori at home.

In her free time Emelie enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities, photography, travel or simply a cup of coffee on the front porch.