The Lewis & Clark Montessori School draws talented & dynamic individuals from diverse backgrounds. The staff bring a wealth of experience in classrooms & life to our students and community. Every day, they show their dedication to Montessori children and education in general through their tireless work on behalf of our students.

Our staff has a combined total experience of over 100 years in Montessori education and are led by AMI Montessori-trained administrators. Our teachers are all AMI Montessori-trained and Oregon licensed or Charter School Registered. In addition, most of our guides and administrators have Master’s degrees.

Click on the images below for contact information and to learn more about our guides, assistants, administrators, and support staff.

Leadership Team

Photo of Chris O’Brien

Chris O’Brien

Work Phone: (503) 427 – 0803


An Oregonian from infancy,  Chris returned home after studying and working in Arizona as a field biologist for 15 years.   He has farmed in Eagle Creek since 2008, growing fresh vegetables for a Community Supported Agriculture program and vegetable seed for garden seed companies.  He is passionate about growing fresh food for his family and enjoys sharing these skills within the LCMCS community. His two daughters attend LCMCS in Primary and Older Elementary.

Administrative Team

Student Support Team


Younger Elementary

Older Elementary

Montessori Adolescent Corps


Auxiliary Staff & Nutrition Services