318 North Main St.

PO Box 1508
Breckenridge, Colorado


Breckenridge Montessori
American Montessori Society Full Member School
501(c)3 non-profit

Kelly Opheim, Assistant Director
Kelly and her family moved to Breckenridge in 2015 and enrolled their son at the school.  After watching her son thrive at Breckenridge Montessori and getting to know the staff, she decided to take a more active role in the school and joined the Board as Treasurer in 2016.  Kelly has over 15 years of experience in human resources with Kraft Foods/Mondelez International and most recently with the Town of Breckenridge Recreation Department. She began her career at Breckenridge Montessori in fall of 2017 as the Administrative Coordinator. Kelly has a BS from the University if Wisconsin-Madison in Psychology and a MS in Human Resources from Loyola University Chicago.  She is continuing her education to be an Assistant Director at the school in the future. Kelly will perform administrative work at the school and support the teachers during transition and lunchtime. Personally, she enjoys hiking, biking, skiing and traveling with her husband and two children.

Beth Craig, Director & Lead Teacher

Beth began her career at Breckenridge Montessori
in 2008 as the nature teacher and fell in love with the school and Montessori philosophy. She attended the Montessori Education Center of the Rockies, earning an Early Childhood Certificate from the American Montessori Society in 2011. Beth has a BA from CU-Boulder in Environmental Studies, Policy &
Society, is Large Center Director Qualified and earned her Master's in Early Childhood Education through CU-Denver in December 2017. Beth guides the students through the Montessori materials, relishing the opportunity for hands-on learning and fostering a lifelong love of education and environmental awareness within the community of children and parents. Beth also enjoys camping with her husband and dogs, visiting family, Wes Anderson movies, hiking and traveling. 

Callie Waters, Classroom Attendant

Callie has been enjoying the fresh mountain air of Summit County since May of 2019. She moved here from Georgia where she was raised and went to college. Callie graduated from Georgia College and State University where she studied Studio Art with a concentration in Printmaking and a minor in Art Therapy. She works full time at Keystone Resort as a ski instructor in the winter. Callie also enjoys traveling to National Parks, hiking, and making art in her free time.

Meghan Susslin, Classroom Assistant

Meghan moved to Colorado from Vermont in December 2018. She has experience working with young children in a pre-kindergarten setting. Meghan graduated from Castleton University in Castleton, Vermont with a Bachelor of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies in 2015. Meghan is also a ski coach on the weekends and gets out skiing herself as much as possible.