2250 N Clifton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Progressive Programs - Community Support - Academic Excellence

School Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Main Office

(773) 534-5535


2250 N. Clifton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

School Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 3:45 PM


Ben Bontempo
EC Teaching Assistant
Education and Career Background:  Bachelor’s Degree in theater performance from Simon’s Rock College Approach to Learning and Teaching: I have been an assistant at Oscar Mayer since 2010. My favorite thing about working at Mayer is watching students help each other and support each other. I greatly admire and am committed to the Montessori teaching philosophy. Hobbies/Interests:  I have been […]
Michelle Desantis
EL I Teaching Assistant
Danielle Drayton
Education and career background:  Bachelor of Science in Business Management, National Louis University Masters of Arts in Elementary Education, National Louis University Emerging Leaders Program & Aspiring Principal Program, New Leaders Illinois Professional Educator License Reach Teacher Evaluator Principal Endorsement Approach to Learning and Teaching:  I have worked in elementary education for over 14 years in parochial and charter schools.  […]
Jiovani Swint
EC Teaching Assistant
Maira Diaz
EC Teaching Assistant
Education and Career Background: Bachelors in Early Childhood Education (current) Seton Montessori Early Childhood Certification Approach to Learning and Teaching: I strive to encourage students to embrace their mistakes. Try your best and enjoy learning. Keeping every learning experience positive. Hobbies/Interests:  I am a mother of two. During the very little free time I get I enjoy watching movies, listening […]
Jill Kittinger
IB MYP Coordinator
Education and Career Background B.A., Marquette University M.S. in Education, Northwestern University Endorsed in math, science and language arts Professional awards or recognitions English student of the year at Marquette University Americorps Service Award – Inner City Teaching Corps Presenter at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference. Approach to Learning and Teaching: Prior to coming to Mayer I […]
Karen Neary
Montessori Coordinator
Education and Career Background Background: B.S. in Biology, University of Scranton M.Ed. in College Administration, Loyola University M.Ed., Reading Specialist, University of Illinois at Chicago Elementary 1 Montessori Certification from Midwest Montessori Training Program Montessori Elementary II Trained National Board Certified Teacher, Middle Childhood Generalist Professional award and recognitions:   Inner-City Teaching Corp Gold Apple Award nominee Teaching Certificate from […]
Anita Perry
Education and Career Background:  Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Fisk University Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy listening to music & playing trivia in my spare time. 
Reina Cabrera
Virginia Velasquez
Evening Custodial