Meet Our Instructors

Here to Guide, Inspire and Support

Everyday our teachers create opportunities for exploration and learning by establishing engaging environments where students feel safe, comfortable, and confident. We have amazing instructors who are caring, enthusiastic, and dedicated to helping students exceed their every expectation - read some of their stories below.

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Tamika Cross

Senior Teacher

Since joining Cross Montessori Angels, 

  • My name is Mrs. Tamika Cross I am happily married to my wonderful husband Ronnie Cross Sr. and we have 3 beautiful children who ages are 21, 20 and 13 years old. I can truly say that being a mother and a wife has been one of my most rewarding jobs ever. I have lived in Omaha Nebraska for over 25 years and I am originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. I have a Bachelors of Science in Psychology with a minor in Biblical Studies from Grace University in Omaha Ne. I have taking the Montessori Infant and Toddler training from Mid-America Montessori Teacher Training Institute in Omaha, Nebraska ages 0-3 years old and also the Montessori Primary training for ages 3-6 years old. I was first introduced to Montessori as a practicum requirement for psychology and it was intriguing to say the lest. I was offered a job after I was done with my practicum. I was their to observe and take notes and it all made since to me what Maria Montessori was envisioned and it has been a intrinsic and self motivating rewarding journey. I have studied and have been trained by Montessorians that have been teaching for 40 plus years in the Montessori community. I have truly been blessed to take part in Authentic Montessori while working for Montessori Educational Centers for 6 years and La Bella Vita Montessori West for 2 years. I have worked in the infant, toddler and Primary rooms at both locations and I appreciate the exhaustive training that I learned great on the job training opportunities.

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Charlie McMann

Assistant Teacher

Amazingly energetic and driven, Charlie McMann quickly became one of the most beloved staff members at Cross Montessori Angels. Charlie McMann has been expertly preparing students to face challenges and succeed. A class with Charlie McMann is a way for any student to learn more about themselves.