Welcome to our MVMS website!

We are now enrolling students for the 2021-2022 school year. Please email [email protected] for more information.


Tammy Dobens, Montessori Teacher, Owner/Director

Tammy came to us in 1989 as an intern from the Early Childhood Program at Hesser College. After graduation she joined our staff and has been with us ever since. In those years, she has married and become a mother to Alyssa and Caroline. She took Montessori training in 2006 and became a lead teacher in 2007. Tammy lives with her husband, Dave, and their daughters in Nashua.


Erin Major, Montessori Teacher, Owner/Director

Erin attended Central Connecticut State University and Gordan College, (AMS) where she recieved her Montessori teaching degree.  She joined the MVMS team in 2014.  Growning up in Salem with her roots planted here, Erin lives in with her family. Her daughter attended MVMS, so this school holds a dear place in her heart. 

Karen Accomando

Karen Accomando is the newest addition to our MVMS staff.  Having growing up in Queens, New York, Karen graduated from Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts where she met her husband, Michael.  They moved to Pelham, New Hampshire where they are raising their two children, Carter and Charlotte. Karen and Michael own and operate their family business, Mel’s Funway Park in Litchfield.   Karen found MVMS when looking for a preschool for her daughter and volunteered often throughout Charlotte’s three year stay at our school.  In 2016, Karen started At MVMS as a temporary employee but soon became a permanent member of the staff as an assistant teacher.