Lisa Reiner


Administrator/Toddler/Primary Guide


Lisa received her B.A. in Liberal Arts, English, and Psychology from the College of Notre Dame. She received her Montessori Certification in Primary (3-6) from AERCO as well as her Infant (0-3) from NAMC. She’s began working in Montessori in 1994 and was co-founder of Montessori Manor in 2002. Lisa and her husband, Jon are kept busy with their two dogs and four children, Maya, Ella, Bria, and Eric. Lisa loves every opportunity to have fun with the family and appreciates the fleeting years.


Marion Barget

Primary Guide

Marion is a graduate of Towson University with a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education. She completed her certification at MCMS and joined our team 8 years ago. Her hobbies include biking and running, as well as enjoying warm, sunny days outside. Marion and her husband, Kyle, welcomed twins, Mason and Karter, on 12/19/16.

Angela Khan

Primary Guide

Angela received her Montessori Certification in Primary (3-6) from NAMC. In addition, she is currently pursuing a degree in special education from WGU. Angela and her husband, Sameer, are kept busy with their six children, Jazmyne, Adam, Hana, Sami, DJ and Sophia. As a family they enjoy traveling, hiking and cooking.

Jesalyn Gordon

Elementary Guide

Jesalyn graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. After creating a drama program with an after school care company, she joined Urban Teachers. During that time, Jesalyn earned a dual Masters degree in Elementary Education and Special Education. She taught for 5 years in Baltimore City Public Schools, three of which with a Montessori charter. She is putting the finishing touches on her Lower and Upper Elementary Montessori certification with the Center for Guided Montessori Studies. She enjoys spending her free time with her family: Chase (husband), Lachlan (son), Gracie and Obie (dogs). She also performs in plays as often as possible, has a reading list a mile long, and enjoys playing Xbox online with friends and family.


Sonia Sabarikanth

Teacher/Director Curriculum/Instruction/Admissions


Sonia migrated to the United States with her husband, Sabari in 2001. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Delhi. Sonia received her AMI Certification from the Montessori Teacher Training Center of Northern California. She has two boys - Rohan and Rohit, who were both students at Montessori Manor from Primary - Upper Elementary. Sonia was also teaching at Montessori Manor before moving on to Greenspring Montessori School where she taught for 3 years. To her, it feels like she is returning home and is very excited to be working at Montessori Manor again! Sonia is a cooking enthusiast and loves to read. Both, Sonia and Sabari love to watch their boys play tennis, cook elaborate family dinners and play with their puppy Indy.