Staff Group: Primary Program

Sheila Hewitt


Sheila has been in Early Childhood Education since 1993 and loves it! Working as a volunteer at her children’s school in Ojai, CA, she was offered and accepted a position in the 3-5-year-old class. In 2001, Sheila and her husband, Steve, moved to Charlotte, NC, where he had taken a new job. Shortly after, Sheila … Continued

Tammy Offenback


Tammy was born and raised in Illinois. After many years working in the world of banking and admininistration she chose a new career path, and in 2018 she began working with Horry County Schools. Tammy joined MSPI in 2020, taking on the dual role of assistant in Primary 1 and part-time office administrator. Tammy loves … Continued

Karen Moree


Karen has been part of the MSPI family since 2010, as both a Toddler and Primary teaching assistant.  She was born and raised in Washington DC, and has lived in Pawleys Island since 1998.  Karen has two children and three dogs and loves being part of the MSPI community.

Pamela Rhodes


Pamela has been with MSPI since 1996, when the school was knows as Pawleys Island Montessori Day School and was located in what is now Landolfi’s. She started as an elementary assistant and primary assistant. In 2001, she completed her Montessori certification at the North Carolina Center for Montessori Teacher Education and has been a … Continued

Paget Graham


Paget Graham began teaching in the 3-6 year olds primary classroom at MSPI in 2018 after starting at MSPI in 2015 as an assistant in the infant classroom. She graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL, with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, and worked in Bermuda, FL, and Washington, DC, before returning to … Continued

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