Limmie Flowers

Limmie Flowers (Director), a 40-year veteran educator, is a former kindergarten and sixth grade teacher, director of pre-school programs, principal, assistant superintendent, principal mentor, and instructional leadership facilitator and coach.  She completed her undergraduate studies at Tougaloo College, receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music.  She received the Education Doctorate Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Jackson State University. She is licensed by the State of Mississippi in school administration, supervision of curriculum and instruction and as an early childhood and elementary teacher.

Her grandson re-ignited her interest in Montessori education and she has been working with the Montessori Foundation, and The Center for Guided Montessori Studies during the past year.  Recently, she completed the Residency to become a certified Montessori teacher.  She is also a member of the American Montessori Society.

Dr. Flowers is motivated to expand the availability of a Montessori education to more children and to support parents during the child’s formative years. Kingston Montessori, “A Children’s Learning Community”, will provide an environment that inspires learning, nurtures development, and unlocks potential.

Eloise Jones

Eloise Jones (Primary Teacher) is a Mississippi certified teacher who holds a Master of Education Degree from Mississippi College in Administration and Curriculum and Instruction and a Bachelor of Science Degree (K-3) from the University of Mississippi.  She began her career in education over 30 years ago as a preschool teacher, serving students from ages two through five.  She has also had various experiences working with lower elementary students.  After retiring from the public school system as an elementary school principal, she realized that she continues to have a love for working with young children.  Eloise has completed the residency for Montessori Teacher Certification through The Center for Guided Montessori Studies.  Her desire is to create an inspiring environment that will help children grow to their fullest potential and discover the joy of learning through developmentally appropriate material and activities.

Sharon Harper

Sharon Harper (Toddler Teacher) graduated from Jackson State University with a Bachelor of Social Work degree. Her love for helping people was the driving force behind her desire to major in social work. She began her career with the state of MS as an Eligibility Worker with the Department of Human Services. Her success in the public arena led her to becoming one of five Disability Rehabilitation Services Hearing Officers.

After more than 34 years of state service, she retired to pursue other opportunities that would allow her to continue to help others in a different capacity. Because of her innate love of children, she has found working at Kingston Montessori a fulfilling environment to grow in and give back to. Her passion for helping young minds achieve and develop to their brightest potential gives her effortless motivation to assist them in their quest for knowledge and growth. She believes the Montessori way is truly the best environment for facilitating growth, discipline and an unrivaled work ethic in children.