Our Staff

Our school and staff are members of the following Montessori organizations: Association Montessori Internationale, American Montessori Society, North American Montessori Teachers’ Association, International Montessori Council, and Oregon Montessori Association.


robinRobin Johnson, Founder and Director

Robin is the founder and director of River Song Montessori, Inc, a year-round non-profit Montessori school, currently in its seventh year and whose programs are implemented in various other schools around the globe. With over 20 years’ experience as an educator, she has worked in Montessori classrooms across the nation. In addition to her formal training, Robin has received extensive guidance and mentorship from Montessori Master Teachers, which has helped to shape her unique approach in the classroom and her dynamic curricula. Driven by her love of children and fondness for their creativity,  Robin helps her students’ imaginations and ideas come to life. Robin is also the guide in the Toddler classroom.

AMI: Association Montessori Internationale member since 2009, AMS: American Montessori Society training from Carla McQuillan, NAMTA: North American Montessori Teachers Association Primary diploma and start on lower elementary, IMC :International Montessori Council RS member, OMA: Oregon Montessori Association member


Meet River Song’s Board

Board President:  

Gregory Amanti, Crahmanti Art & Design Firm, Bend, Or.


Board Members:

Dennis O’Shea, Retired Educator, PHD English, Bend, Or.

Brittain Price, Architectural Designer, Rogue River, Or.

Carla McQuillan, Montessori Master Trainer and Montessori Director/owner of Main St. Montessori, Eugene, Or.

Isha Sever,  Educator, MA Education, Medford, Or.