​Phone:  817.756.1726

ELin Chang, Primary Assistant

We are fortunate to have a trained AMI Primary teacher as an Assistant.  Ms. Chang graduated with her AMI Primary Diploma from the Montessori Institute of North Texas in May, 2017.  She also graduated as a Certified Advanced Interpreter from the Simon Fraser University in April 2003 and with her Bachelor of Arts also from Simon Fraser University in June 2002.  Ms. Chang has much practical experience working with children in a variety of settings as well.


Lewisville is where Ms. Chang calls home.  She is conversational in Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Taiwanese, and Spanish, She also enjoys calligraphy, piano and singing.

Lauren Hawkins, Elementary Assistant

(Bio Coming Soon!!!)

Nicole Lockhart, Program Assistant

Nicole Lockhart joins us as our Program Assistant after her position the last two years as Studio Manager at Purely Pilates in Southlake.  In addition to her administrative duties in Pilates, Mrs. Lockhart is a Pilates instructor certified by the Pilates Method Alliance since April of 2012.  She also has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Business from National University in Fresno, California

Mary Mechem-Fields, Primary Assistant

Mrs. Mechem-Fields graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas, and a Masters in Business Administration from Rockhurst University. Mrs. Mechem-Fields has always been actively involved in her three children's educations which included authentic Montessori.  Her son attends the Southlake Montessori Elementary program, and Mrs. Mechem-Fields has been a supporter since the school's inception.  Her excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as her ability to manage multiple tasks, makes her the perfect fit as our Primary Assistant.


Mrs. Mechem-Fields lives in Keller with her husband, three busy children and two dogs named Buster and Bella.  Among other things, Mrs. Mechem-Fields enjoys tennis, going to the movies, books and watching her children play sports!

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