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*** Program Changes ***

As of March 2020 Miss Geni will be taking over as the all-day Lead teacher in A Class. Miss Tami will be doing Montessori enrichment with the children at an individual and small group basis.

Kari Sanders- Director & Co-Owner

​Kari has been working at Der Kinderhuis since 1991, and bought the business in 2005 along with her husband Troy and two sisters: Tami Murray and Mari Muehlhausen.

Miss Tami- Co-Owner, Assistant Director, Program Supervisor

Miss Tami has been working with children most of her life, and began her time at DKH in June of 1982. Soon after beginning work at the school she earned a degree in Early Childhood Education and her Montessori Certification. .


Miss Geni- A Class - Lead Teacher

Miss Geni did her Montessori internship at Bellevue Montessori and has been working at Der Kinderhuis since 1986. She is the Lead Teacher in A class and oversees both C1 and C2 Classes. Geni is also a sister to Kari and Tami. 

Miss Julie- "B" Lead Teacher

Miss Julie has been teaching since 1991 and has been a Montessori Teacher for 16 years. She has taught in Southern California and Tennessee.  Both of her children grew up going to Montessori schools.  Julie has taught a wide range from infants to elementary age children.

Kari Sanders, Director 



EIN: 87-0743176

DEL License: #294379 

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900 SE Dock Street, Oak Harbor, WA 98277