Faculty and Staff

  • Christina Thomas
    Founder/Head of School. Montessori Adolescent Guide

    Christina earned her Bachelor of Arts from St. Mary's College of Maryland and a Master of Arts in Leadership in Teaching with a Maryland State Teacher Certification from College of Notre Dame of Maryland and has over 25 years of teaching experience. She left her Howard County middle school teaching position to pursue her dream of opening her own Montessori-based middle school. Christina received her diploma from the AMI Montessori Orientation to Adolescent Studies and opened The Journey School, a Montessori Middle School in 2015, that expanded to include an elementary school in 2019. She completed an Elementary Assistant's Workshop in July 2021 from the Institute of Advanced Montessori Studies and her AMS Montessori Elementary II Certificatation in August 2023. 
    Christina is honored to be the recipient of a 2023 Women Making History Award presented by the Montgomery Commission for Women and Montgomery Women that recognizes outstanding women in Montgomery County who are making significant contributions to their vocations and to the community.
    In addition, she was awarded the 2023 Velma Clark -Agriculture in the Classroom by the Maryland Agriculture Education Foundation.