Traditional Montessori teaching methods leading into the 21st century.

Asheville Montessori School

Ms. Tori’s Class


Tori Litz

Lead Teacher

I am so excited for my first year as a lead at Asheville Montessori school. I have had a passion for Montessori for over half my life now, my mother has been a Montessori teacher since I was 12. I have worked and studied in the early childhood field since I was 16 including assisting my own mother for 2 years in a Montessori ... More d

Assistant Teachers

Caitlin Ortega

Caitlin Ortega

Assistant Teacher

"Hi there, my name is Caitlin and I’m happy to be joining Asheville Montessori School as an assistant teacher with Ms. Tori. I was born and raised outside of Atlanta, GA, and lived in California for a few years to complete my B.S. in Chemistry from Stanford University. I have had the opportunities to work in chemistry and biochemistry research labs at my alma ... More d

Emilyann McKelvey

Hello! My name is Emilyann Stein McKelvey. I am from Charlotte, North Carolina, where I was raised by two wonderful parents who have been life-long child-educators. I attended public schools in the Charlotte area and was heavily involved in theatre and the performing arts throughout my middle school and high school years. As a teenager and young adult I also studied classical singing outside ... More d