Board of Directors

RMA’s 2019-2020 Annual Report

Shannon Garrison – Board Chair

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Vijay Jayaraman – Board Member

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Dr. Dorothy Shapland – Board Member and Educational Consultant

Dorothy is an American Montessori Society certified pre-primary teacher and a Colorado State Certified Elementary School Teacher with endorsements in Early Childhood Education and Secondary English.  She holds a Child Care Center Director Qualification from the state of Colorado and was a pre-school, kindergarten, and elementary school teacher in a variety of Montessori, private, public and charter schools since 1984.  She has an MA in Early Childhood Educational Leadership and a Doctorate in Leadership for Educational Equity in Early Childhood Education. Dorothy is currently an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

A member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Colorado Association of Science Teachers, The Coalition of Environmental Educators, and the American Montessori Society, Dorothy has filled the roll of expert in the field of education at RMA for the past 15 years.

As a parent of an alumnus, Dorothy joined the board of directors in 1997 and  fills a variety of roles including providing professional development for the RMA staff.  She is currently Secretary of the Board and hopes to continue serving the school as long as she is of service.

Mollie Caddell – Board Member and Family Representative

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