Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Lesley completed her teacher training for both primary and elementary levels at the AMI Montessori College, Dublin. In 1992 she moved to Greenville, NC to establish an elementary program at Greenville Montessori School. It was the beginning of an inspiring and genuinely fulfilling career working with children and their families in both private and public school settings.
In 2011, Lesley moved to Blacksburg, VA, where she worked at Salem Montessori School as Educational Director. Moving from the mountains to the sea, Lesley and her husband, Chip, relocated to Pawleys Island in 2013, where Lesley was delighted to find a nurturing Montessori community with a genuine love for working with children and a commitment to offering the best to each child every day.
Lesley enjoys yoga, beach walks with her dachshunds Harvey and Mabel and trips back home to her Irish family.