Jannitt Cox is the Director and Primary Assistant at Wheatley Montessori School. Ms. Cox received a BA in Early Childhood Education from USC-Sumter and worked for several years in a Montessori pre-school in Houston, Texas.

Sylvia Blassengale

Colin Blassengale

Sylvia Blassengale  is the

Co-Owner, Assistant Director and Primary Assistant at Wheatley Montessori School.  She received a B.A. in Psychology and Education from Spelman College and an M.Ed in Guidance and Counseling from Clemson University. She is presently enrolled in the Montessori Live Early Childhood Training Program.

Colin Blassengale 

 is Wheatley 

Montessori's  Lead Primary  Montessori Educator/Guide.  She is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University with a BA in History and African American Studies.  Colin received her Primary Montessori 

AMI Certification from The Greenville Montessori Institute.  She is the co-owner of Wheatley Montessori and a former Lead Guide at Pines Montessori School in Houston, Texas.

Sterling Gibson

Sterling Gibson is our after school assistant and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a BS in Psychology . He is pursuing a degree in School Psychology from The Citadel.

Juanita Smalls

Juanita Smalls is the Primary Assistant at Wheatley Montessori. She is a retired educator with 30 years experience as an elementary and middle school teacher in Charleston and Marion County Schools. 

Mrs. Smalls earned a B.S. in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Francis Marion University and received her M.Ed. from Cambridge College in Boston, MA. She has a genuine love for children and is excited about working with our Wheatley preschoolers.