Liz has been working professionally with young children for 15 years, with 10 years in education in both public and private schools. She embraces a positive parenting philosophy inspired by the work of Montessori, Adler, Dreikurs, Gerber, and others. Liz holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Virginia and she is an American Montessori Society certified primary teacher. She is a mother of four young children, including infant twins. In her free time (hah!) she enjoys hitting the gym, going for long runs, trying to keep up with her book list, and trying new recipes.