About Me

Yes, I too was a cute, little kid once!😊

My name is Mary Sutphin.  I have been working as an educator for over 30 years, and as a Montessori elementary teacher and assistant teacher for the last 15 years.  In addition to AMI Montessori Elementary training, I have graduate degrees in adult education and in history.  

I am certified in the EBLI* (Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction) approach to reading instruction.  EBLI Is a Speech-to-Print method that addresses all aspects of literacy:  reading (decoding and comprehension), spelling, and writing.  

In addition,  I have completed courses in Structured Literacy with the AIM Institute, Pathways to Proficient Reading*, and with Geiger & Spence’s Teaching Every Reader.  I am also certified in the Speech-to-Print method known as Reading Simplified.*

In my spare time, I like to read, think, learn, and walk my sweet dog.


*Reading Simplified Academy

*AIM Institute, Pathways to Proficient Reading