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Interim Head of School for 2018-2019

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Deba Palma as Interim Head of School effective July 1, 2018. Deba is a longtime and well-respected member of the faculty and administration at Thacher.  She has over 30 years of teaching and administrative experience in Montessori schools, with 17 years at Thacher. She holds AMI and AMS diplomas at the Children’s House and Lower Elementary levels, respectively, and a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Goddard College in Vermont. Prior to her Montessori work, Deba owned and trained horses, was a legislative assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., and a partner in a political consulting firm in Texas.

Continuity is important, and we know that Deba will provide stability as Thacher’s Interim Head of School during the 2018-2019 school year. Please join us in congratulating Deba and in thanking her for stepping into this leadership role.


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Don Grace

On my first visit to Thacher Montessori School, I sat in the observation chair in a few classrooms over a range of age groups.  Read more...

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THACHER MONTESSORI SCHOOL
1425 Blue Hill Avenue · Milton, MA 02186
617-361-2522

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