Administrative Staff



elizabethsimon Elizabeth Simon – Head of School

A native of Montreal, Elizabeth joined CACC-MS in 1997. She has a degree in History and Art and a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and Education. Elizabeth has worked as a teacher, counselor, and as a school administrator in several early learning centers. Her introduction to Montessori came when her daughter entered Malvern Montessori and she has been an advocate ever since. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, sailing, the arts and travelling to exotic destinations.

 Marla Friedman Marla Friedman – Administrative Assistant and Yoga Instructor
For the past two years, Marla has been our Yoga Instructor and joined us in 2021 as our Administrative Assistant. Marla has a BA degree in English from the University of Delaware and was an Early Childhood Teacher for 20 years. In her spare time, Marla enjoys reading, travelling, cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers, and spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.