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Frances Roushar

Assistant | Willow Room

“How can anyone paint who cannot grade colors? How can anyone write poetry who has not learnt to hear & see?” -Maria Montessori

Frances Roushar serves as an Assistant in the Willow classroom.  She joined CVMS during the summer of 2021 as a building floater.This gave her the special opportunity to get to know children throughout the school before joining the Willow Team.

She was attracted to CVMS because of the opportunity to work with children and learn more about the Montessori philosophy. She appreciates our positive, healthy, and supportive work environment.

Fran received her Bachelor’s degree in art and printmaking from Coe College. She also earned an Associate’s degree in graphic arts from Kirkwood Community College. She previously shared her skills in roles at the Gazette, KCRG, Indian Creek Nature Center, Kmart and Acme Graphics.

She enjoys reading, working on her art, and tent camping. She also grows shiitake mushrooms.