Administrative Staff

Administrative Staff2020-10-20T15:22:22+00:00
Catherine Tango-Dykes
Catherine Tango-DykesSchool Director/Owner
Miss Cathy grew up in Ridgefield. She started the Ridgefield Montessori School in 1999 when she was looking for a preschool for her son. She has since had two children graduate from the Ridgefield Montessori School. Several years ago, Miss Cathy started the Molly Ann Tango Memorial Foundation in memory of her daughter. This foundation provides support and financial help to families of children with special needs. Miss Cathy, along with her husband enjoy cooking, travel, reading and spending time with family and friends. She has three grown children. Her son, a member of the first graduating class from RMS, is a graduate of Auburn University and is a Mechanical Engineer who lives and works in the Atlanta, GA area. Her youngest daughter, a graduate of RMS is in college and lives in Brooklyn, NY. Her oldest daughter attended the University of Rhode Island and is a trained Infant/Toddler Montessori teacher. She works on Broadway and lives in New York.
Kathleen Dean
Kathleen DeanAssistant Director
Miss Kathleen grew up in Danbury and graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a degree in Elementary Education. Prior to joining RMS, Miss Kathleen worked at Facility Solutions Group as an office manager. Miss Kathleen currently lives in Danbury with her husband. She has two grown children. Her son is a graduate of Philadelphia University with his MBA, and currently works for their family-owned business. Her daughter graduated from Adelphi University with her MFA in Writing. She is a teacher for a non-profit organization. Miss Kathleen enjoys traveling, yoga, and cooking.