Viroqua Area Montessori School

Viroqua Area Montessori School (VAMS) is a public charter school that shares a campus with the Viroqua Elementary School and Viroqua Middle School in Viroqua, WI. VAMS opened in the fall of 2014 and we currently have five multi-age classrooms serving 4K through 6th grade.

Download our 2020-2021 Enrollment Information

Grades PK-3 Pupil Admission Form

Grades 4-6 Pupil Admission Form

Admission Protocols

Lottery Procedures Handbook

VAS/VAMS 2020-21 Parent-Student Handbook


ADMINISTRATION/OFFICE

  • Pat Olbert, Principal

  • Brenda Haugrud, Secretary

  • Deb Deaver, Health Assistant/Attendance

  • Jen Oppriecht, Pre-K – 4th Grade Counselor

  • LeeAnn Marien, School Psychologist

CLASSROOM TEACHERS

  • Kellsie Goodman, Children’s House Teacher (Pre-K and K)

  • Margo Mills, Children’s House Classroom Assistant

  • Cheri Waddell, E1 Teacher (Grades 1-2)

  • Elizabeth Hanson, E1 Classroom Assistant

  • Aaron Kane, E1 Teacher (Grades 1-3)

  • Jill Dickson, E1 Classroom Assistant

  • Heidi Krattiger, E2 Teacher (Grades 4-6)

  • Buho Mathes, E2 Classroom Assistant

  • Hannah BigJohn, E2 Teacher (Grades 4-6)

  • Mary Readinger, E2 Classroom Assistant

LEARN MORE ABOUT VAMS:

Children's House Classroom

E1 Classroom

E2 Classroom

VAMS FAQs


GOVERNANCE COUNCIL

The Viroqua Area Montessori School Governance Council’s primary focus is to assure that the mission, vision, and charter of the school are upheld.

CURRENT GOVERNANCE COUNCIL MEMBERS

  • Eric Hartwig, Chair

  • Julie Emslie, Vice Chair

  • Bean Voz, Secretary

  • Jessica Anderson, Treasurer

  • Criag Pierce, Member

  • Aaron Kane, Member

GC Member Terms

ADVISORS TO THE GOVERNANCE COUNCIL

  • Pat Olbert, VAMS Principal

  • VAMS Teachers

  • Mike Brendel, VAS Director of Business Services

  • Tom Burkhalter, VAS District Administrator

  • James Lewicki, Charter School Consultant

NEXT MEETING DATE

Governance Council meetings are held the third Thursday of each month (unless posted differently) from 4:00-5:00 pm.

The public is welcome to attend.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 4:00-5:00pm

Join Zoom Meeting

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ID: 93642952066

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MEETING AGENDAS

PAST MEETING MINUTES

VAMS Governance Council By-Laws