Gretchen Mancieri is the Director of the Elementary and Middle School Program. Gretchen received her BS degree from University of Nebraska. She received her Montessori Early Child Credential from the San Francisco Bay Area Montessori Education Center. Gretchen also holds an Administrator’s Credential from College of New Rochelle, Center for Montessori Teacher Education and a Master of Arts in Education from St. Catherine University. Gretchen joined the VMS staff in 1999. Outside of VMS, she enjoys spending time with her two children as well as her pets.