Administrative Staff

Administrative Staff 2018-04-24T15:32:41+00:00
Catherine Tango-Dykes
Catherine Tango-DykesSchool Director/Owner
Miss Cathy grew up in Ridgefield. She graduated from Ridgefield High School and attended Western Connecticut State University. Miss Cathy started the Ridgefield Montessori School in 1999 when she was looking for a pre-school for her son. She has since had two children complete and 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 lives in Ridgefield with her husband and two of her three children: a son who attending Auburn University and a member of the first graduating class from RMS; and her youngest daughter who is also a graduate of RMS and attends Ridgefield High School. Miss Cathy’s oldest daughter is a trained Infant/Toddler Montessori teacher and lives in New York City.
Kathleen Dean
Kathleen DeanAssistant Director
Miss Kathleen grew up in Danbury, and graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a degree in Elementary Education. For the past 8 years, Miss Kathleen worked at Facility Solutions Group as an office manager. Miss Kathleen currently lives in Danbury with her husband. She has two children. Her son graduated from Philadelphia University with his MBA, and currently works for their family-owned business. Her daughter is currently pursuing her MFA in Writing at Adelphi University. Miss Kathleen enjoys traveling, yoga, and cooking.