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Board of DirectorS


Robin Nagengast has been committed to participation in AMI Montessori programs since her eldest daughter started six years ago.  She has a history of dedicating herself to the enrichment of children both as a Kindermusik Director and as the Director of Children's Ministry at Compass Christian Church in Roanoke, Texas.  In addition to her domestic efforts, Robin also participates in annual trips to Lira, Uganda, with Children of the Nations whose mission is "educating children who transform nations." Robin and her husband have four children.  She has a BBA and an MBA in Finance and previously worked for Fidelity Investments.

CRISTINA P. SCOTT,Board President

Cristina Scott has been an AMI Montessori school Board Member in the past and is a longtime proponent of the Montessori philosophy.  Her daughter was a Montessori child for seven years, which further entrenched the philosophy in the Scott family.  Cristina has built a career in international sales and account management in the travel industry.  She has an International MBA and today she runs the Latin American Supplier Commerce Division at Sabre, Inc..  Her philanthropic work includes initiatives for Amnesty International, The Make-a-Wish Foundation, and the fight to end Human Trafficking.  She is excited to take this opportunity to serve on the Board of Southlake Montessori and bring the Montessori philosophy back to the children of Southlake and the surrounding communities.


Bonnie Hamilton was first introduced to Montessori education as a parent.  Both of her daughters have attended an AMI Montessori school since the beginning of their educations, and Bonnie assisted in a Lower Elementary Montessori classroom for two years.  She has seen firsthand what a Montessori environment can do to foster the love of learning as well as a sense of community in a child.  Bonnie has a BBA in International Business and Business Broadcasting from the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.  In addition to her time as  Montessori Assistant, Bonnie has spent most of her career in the financial services industry.  Bonnie is very excited to be a Founding Board Member for Southlake Montessori.