Meet Our Staff

We have a very qualified staff with degreed teachers and a wealth of experience.

Faith Montessori Staff


Jodie BolingerJodie Bolinger (Owner/Director) - Mrs. Bolinger graduated from Ball State University with a degree in Education and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. She has substitute taught in Noblesville Public Schools, and has experience with children of all ages. She and her husband Randy are raising four boys and one daughter! Jodie is dedicated to sharing her love for Christian Montessori Education with our community. Mrs. Bolinger obtained her Montessori training through North American Montessori Center. You may contact Jodie via email at


Angela JamesAngela James (Director at Westfield Radiant) - Angela as been with Faith Montessori since we opened in 2010. She has taken on many roles at our school. She currently is the director at the Westfield location in addition to helping with the sales and marketing. Angela and her husband David are raising 3 girls and boy. Her hobbies include going on cruises and spending time with her family. Anglea is a great addition to the Faith family.



Amy AshleyAmy Ashley (Kindergarten Teacher) - Amy is wife to Paul, mom to Madeline, Sawyer, Finnegan, Jonathan and Liam. She is licensed in Elementary and Early Childhood Education, kindergarten and bilingual/bi-cultural endorsements from Ball State University. Amy wrote and implemented full-day kindergarten curriculum and preschool curriculum for ages 2-5. She has taught full-day kindergarten, K-5th grades in English as a Second Language and third and fourth grades. Recently, she has taught 2 and three year-old preschool and pre-kindergarten at the YMCA, was the Director of Children's Ministry at Common Ground Christian Church and has been a teacher at Faith for over 10 years. Amy enjoys knitting, reading and coffee! God has really given her a love and desire to teach. He continues to provide her with amazing opportunities to mentor teachers, develop curriculum and shepherd young ones in her preschool classes.


Jennifer BishopJennifer Bishop (Language and Math Teacher) - Jennifer graduated from Taylor University in Upland Indiana with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a Kindergarten Endorsement. After Graduation, she married Tim, her high school sweetheart and worked in daycare and as a tutor until becoming a stay-at-home mom to their two daughters Kate and Claire. When Claire started school, in 2015 Jennifer began teaching here. Jennifer is an active member of Faith Community Church, loves children and teaching, and is very excited to be following God's calling in her life by teaching at Faith Montessori Preschool.


Danor OrrDanor Orr (Bible Teacher) - Danor has been a teacher at Faith since we opened in 2010. She is thrilled to teach the Bible class each year. She feels blessed to work with such dedicated and loving teachers and such fine children. She lives in Noblesville with her two children and husband, and has substitute taught all ages in the Noblesville school system. She received her B.A. in Elementary Education at Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis. Bible is the perfect class for her to teach because of her love for the Lord and her desire to share God's goodness and grace with our students and their families.


Elizabeth SchurmanMrs. Nail (2/3's and Science enrichment teacher ) - Mrs. Nail is married and has 4 children and 2 fabulous grandchildren. She has over 20 years of experience teaching preshool and assisting in kindergarten classrooms. She has been the lead teacher in the 2 and 3's class in Noblesville since 2016. She is an active member of Faith Community Church. She loves children and knows it is a blessing from God to have the opportunity to work with them each day. In her free tiem she enjoys gardening, cooking, crocheting, and spending time with her family. <


Nicole McGeeNicole McGee (Science and Gym Teacher) - Ms. McGhee was born and raised in Noblesville and earned her degree in Education from IUPUI. She taught second grade in Pike Township and enjoyed being a camp counselor during the summers in Noblesville, Fishers and Hawaii with the YMCA. Ms. McGhee grew up in gymnastics beginning at age 3 and then became passionate about Taekwondo. She has been instructing Taekwondo for 15 years and opened Harbour Town Martial Arts in 2010 which promote focus, courtesy, self-control, self-confidence and fitness. Ms. Mcghee has been at Faith since we opened in 2010.


Jennifer SteinigerJennifer Steininger (Kindergarten Teacher) - Mrs. Steininger taught second grade at Heritage Christian School and was an Instructional Assistant at Stony Creek Elementary for three years. When she's not teaching, she is busy with her five boys. Mrs. Steininger enjoys biking, hiking and attending sporting events with her boys. Her family is very active in their church and cherishes the "family" they have there.



Mimi PerryMimi Perry (Language and Math Teacher) - Mrs. Perry taught at Stony Creek Elementary in Noblesville for ten years. She loved teaching Kindergarten and especially loved teaching reading. After teaching, she became a full time Mom to her son Michael and enjoyed volunteering in his classes. After doing some tutoring, she was very excited to step back into the classroom. She is a graduate of Indiana University earning both a B.S. and a M.S. in Elementary Education with a Kindergarten endorsement. She and her husband Chris enjoy spending time with family and friends.



Mrs. Duffey (2/3's teacher) - Kate has taught preschool for 5 years prior to coming to Faith in 2015. She has worked with children ages 2-5.  She is currently the 2/3's lead teacher at our Westfield location. She lives in Carmel with her husband and 3 children.  In her free time she is a girl scout leader and loves to volunteer in her children's classroom.



Sarah Dardeen (Director at Union Street Location) - Mrs. Sarah Dardeen is married to Sergeant Lance Dardeen of the IMPD and has 3 children, Abigail (16), Aiden (7) and Isaac (4)whom will attend Faith Montessori Noblesville this year. Her older two children attend Westfield Schools. She has worked at many different schools throughout her years, including working with Special Education Students at Fishers Jr. High, Fishers High School, and subbing at Faith Montessori Westfield and Noblesville last year. She has also coached cheerleading at Fishers Jr. High and Westfield Middle School. In her personal time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, gardening, shopping, vacationing at the beach and watching her kids in their different sporting events. She is looking forward to a wonderful year and meeting your sweet little kiddos.


Mrs. Comer (Language and Math Teacher) - Mrs. Comer attended Ball State University and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Educational Psychology. She has worked in various educational settings with children from birth to fourth grade. When she is not in the classroom, her time is filled caring for her three children. Her hobbies include obstacle course racing, cooking, drawing, and camping. Tristan's favorite thing about teaching is watching the children grow together and form friendships.


Mrs. Wright (gym teacher) - Mrs Wright is wife to Michael and a mom of 3. She was born in Illinois and grew up in Terre Haute Indiana. She and Michael moved to Hamilton county in 2004 and reside in Noblesville. She has an Early Childhood Education degree and has worked with children since 2004 as a preschool teacher, private nanny and as well as provided child care out of her own home for several years. Mrs. Wright enjoys spending time with her family, cheering on her children in their various sports and loves dogs, the beach and Disney World!


Mrs. Bright (2/3's Teacher and Spanish Enrichment teacher) - Mrs Bright has been with Faith for many years. She has 2 young boys and loves to work with children. In her free time she spends her time with family.





Mrs. Selky - (Language and Math Teacher) - She works at our Union Street location and has a passion for teaching.  She has a degree in Elementary Education.  Mrs. Selky has 2 children and a wonderful husband.  






Mrs. Milem  (Science Teacher) 

Mrs. Tyane Milem is married to her college sweetheart, Dallas, and has four boys. She moved from Kokomo to Carmel in 2011, then to Noblesville in 2013. Her previous work experience with children includes assisting in preschool and pre-k classrooms at Goddard, substitute teaching, and providing childcare from her home. She started as a substitute teacher at Faith in 2019 before becoming a Science/Bible teacher. She volunteers with the children’s ministry at her church, coaches soccer at Noblesville United, and volunteers in her children’s classrooms. Her hobbies include spending time with family, baking and cake decorating, and going to concerts and sports events.












Not pictured: Mrs. Archer (Practical Life Teacher), Mrs. Gonzalez (2/3's Assistant Teacher), Mrs. McGraw (practical life and Gym teacher).