Amy Ricketts, MEd
Amy Ricketts, MEd is an instructor and field consultant with CMStep. She is also the Middle School Lead Teacher at The Montessori School for Shreveport, where she teaches English, social studies, and personal world. She also oversees and leads field studies, micro-economy, internship, Passion Project, and all other program components. In 2015 she designed Lumbertown – a virtual society curriculum that immerses students in financial and social justice choices. She graduated from Louisiana State University of Shreveport with a B.A. in English Education and taught traditional high school English, serving as English Department Chair and Curriculum Developer at a private school in Shreveport. However, she became increasingly drawn to the Montessori philosophy of education, especially when her own two children began attending a Montessori school. Amy took over as head of the middle school program in 2014, received her AMS Secondary I-II credential from CMStep in 2015, and her MEd with an emphasis in Montessori Education from Xavier University in 2016.