Birch Children’s House Staff
Jen Bremer - Montessori Guide
Jen has worked as a Children’s House Guide at SCMS since 2009. She earned a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and her AMI Primary Certification from the Montessori Training Center of MN.
Jen’s home town is Red Wing, MN. She lives in St Paul with her husband Brad and three sons (two of whom attend SCMS). She enjoys reading, camping and watching baseball.
Maria Malm - Assistant
Maria began her Montessori journey in 1998, working as a primary assistant and aftercare teacher in the northern metro. She earned a Bachelor’s in Theatre/Dance and German (Luther College, Deborah, IA) and a Montessori certificate (Center for Contemporary Montessori Programs, St. Paul, MN). Maria especially enjoys the many opportunities SCMS students have to collaborate, help and inspire one another; not only within their particular classrooms but throughout the school.
Originally from the Chicago area, Maria lives in Woodbury with her husband Nick, son Isaac (SCMS alum), and their sheepadoodle Indy. Maria enjoys reading, knitting and is learning to play the ukulele.