Belle Berry, Primary Teacher
Belle Berry received her BA in Sociology at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. While living in Charleston, she spent her time volunteering for the environmental nonprofit Earth force. She also volunteered in Costa Rica at an orphanage during her senior year of college. Belle and her husband moved to Denver in 2006, where she worked for another nonprofit, Colorado Citizen’s Campaign, where she went door to door raising awareness for local environmental concerns. Belle worked in an infant room at Montessori Academy of Colorado where she fell in love with the Montessori philosophy. She received her Montessori primary certification at Montessori Education Center of the Rockies in Boulder, and taught in a primary classroom for eight years. Belle also has received education at Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver in holistic education and has a passion for healthy living and lifestyle. She also taught in a toddler program for the last two years of her teaching at Children’s Garden Montessori School in Denver. Belle and her family moved to New Orleans in 2016.
Belle joined Cathedral Montessori School in July of 2018 as a teacher in the Cypress class, and her son, Charlie, will be starting his first year in primary. After staying home to raise her son for three years, she is excited about getting back to teaching.