Mr. Gordon

Head of School

Mr. Gordon studied Psychology at the University of Colorado, Denver and studied Montessori at the Montessori Educational Center of the Rockies. He is a strong advocate of the Montessori Method and a fan of classical education generally with an emphasis on choice in the classroom, outdoor education, and increasing the use of executive function. He also likes orange juice and goats.


Ms. Elizabeth


Ms. Elizabeth holds an AMI Montessori 0-3 certification from the Montessori Institute in Denver, and a Master’s of Montessori Education from Loyola University Maryland. She has 40 years of experience working in education, beginning when she studied to be an elementary school teacher at the University of California at Irvine. She also audited the 3-6 level training at the Pan American Montessori Society training, and has years of experience in Montessori elementary-level classrooms. Elizabeth began working at Little Lyceum in 2015 as the infant-toddler curriculum supervisor, and went on to open the infant classroom in 2016 before moving into her role as Director.


Ms. Mara

Admissions Director

Ms. Mara studied for her Early Childhood (3-6) Montessori credential in 2014, but her experience with Montessori education and administration began long before, in her childhood home. She has spent six years working in Montessori schools in Nebraska and Colorado and is a perpetual student of Montessori philosophy and methodology. She has two little boys at Little Lyceum, and enjoys reading, rock and ice climbing, and swing dancing.


Mrs. Erica

Lead Toddler Directress

Ms. Erica is originally from a small town in Texas and has been living in Colorado for the past 10 years. She has 3 children of her own. She studied Montessori at Montessori education center of the Rockies in 2013. She has 8 years of experience of working with children and speaks Spanish.


Mrs. Lupe

Lead Infant Teacher

Bio coming soon.