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 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.

Photo of Sophia Caswell

Sophia Caswell

Guide – Sacajawea
Work Phone: (503) 427 – 0803


Sophia grew up between England and the States before settling in Portland, joining our school 2016. She is AMI trained from Montessori Northwest and has her M.Ed. from Loyola University. Her B.A.s from Wesleyan University in Constructivist Education and Psychology give her a broader knowledge of child development that she applies to teach. She is both an Ohio and Oregon State Licensed Teacher. Sophia loves the Pacific Northwest and enjoys the hikes, climbing, music, and art that’s to be found here.