Meet the Teachers

Help me to do it myself. -Maria Montessori

Sharon Murphy

Director, Kindergarten

Sharon has been a parent, volunteer and teacher at CMS since 2005. Sharon holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University, Bloomington in Elementary Education with a Reading Specialist endorsement and a Masters in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University.


Tracy Beals

Science, Art

Tracy began teaching at CMS in 2004. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Architecture and Fine Arts. She is also a seasonal park ranger at Olympic National Park.

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Lucia Napolitano

Science, Math, Practical Life Skills

Lucia joined our staff in 2014 after many years as a substitute teacher. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resources from Cornell University. She is also an educational park ranger with the National Park Service.


Jennie Wendell

Reading, Geography

Jennie joined our staff in 2016.  She has a BA from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma and a master's in Early Childhood Education from the University of Washington.  She has worked in a blended preschool program and participated in research at the UW's Autism Center. She has been involved with Peninsula College's Pre-3 Co-op program as a parent, board member, and teacher.