Ms. McGovern AKA Mrs. Mcgovernment, Mrs. Ohguvrin, Mrs. Discovery and now Grandma, as the toddlers are currently calling her, is the Owner and Director of Discovery Montessori and has been deeply involved in working with the school for 35+ years. She is proud to be celebrating Discovery Montessori’s 46th year inspiring the love of learning. She lives in Loveland with her fiance and enjoys being a grandma to her 3 grandchildren! She enjoys traveling and cooking and she is an avid apiarist. She is active in all of the classrooms at the school and brings a passion for learning and years of experience to the classrooms.



Mrs. MacLir is the third generation Montessori teacher here at Discovery, she started her Montessori career at age 1 and has been involved ever since. In 2012 she completed her lead teacher training followed by her International Montessori Training in Denver, CO. She is an artist and photographer and enjoys being a mom. She lives in Loveland with her husband their two year old daughter and 1 year old son and daughter twins.



Mrs. Tanner is enjoying her 6th year here at Discovery and uses her 12 years of Montessori experience daily. She has completed her Early Childhood Education classes and has received her lead Montessori certificate from the North American Montessori Center. Mrs. Tanner is the Lead teacher in the south preschool room. Mrs. Tanner lives in Loveland with her husband, Josh and her son Kenny. She has 2 dogs, Diesel a pit bull, bulldog mix and Woodrow a Jack Russel. She enjoys playing at the park and pool with her son. She also enjoys shopping and spending time with her family. Her favorite part of her job as a Montessori teacher is watching the children grow to be independent individuals.



Mrs. Heughins is entering her 6th year here at Discovery. She has received her Lead certification from the North American Montessori Center. She is the lead teacher in our toddler room. Mrs. Heughins lives in Loveland with her husband. She enjoys going to the gym, shopping and hanging out with her family. She loves watching the children grow and enjoys teaching them new things.




Mrs. Rowe is a teacher in our Transition room. She is in her 5th year as our website and tech support and 3rd year as a teacher here. She lives in Fort Collins with her husband and three children ages 9, 7 and 4. All three of her children have been students at Discovery. Mrs. Rowe has 2 dogs, Carmen (chihuahua) and Charlotte (Black Lab), and one cat. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and riding horses. When she is in the classroom she enjoys watching the children grow and learn.