Our Staff

Our Director


 Jill York lives in Garrett Indiana with her 3 children, Carlee(14), Jaxon (12), and  Rilynn (9).  Jill has worked with children her entire adult life and being a teacher is the only career she ever wanted.  Jill has a passion for early childhood education and the Montessori Philosophy. Jill began her Montessori journey here at St. Mark’s as an assistant for 3 years and received her Montessori Teaching Certificate from The Center for Guided Montessori Studies. In Jill’s spare time she loves to spend time with family, being outdoors, cooking, animals and gardening.  Jill is very excited to be a part of St. Mark’s and sharing the value of the Montessori philosophy with DeKalb County. 



Classroom Assistant

Holly Bauman lives in Auburn and has been working with children for the past 30 years and she loves every moment of it!  Holly attended IPFW and received an associates in Early Childhood.  Holly and her  husband love the outdoors and traveling. Holly has been at St. Mark’s for the past year working part-time and caring for the children in early/after care and has now started working in the afternoons.  Holly loves the Montessori program and being here at St. Mark’s!