Middle School Faculty


Cora Heiser – Middle School Teacher


Cora Heiser completed her undergraduate course work at the State University of New York at Cortland, where she earned a B.A. and New York State teacher certification in adolescent Social Studies education 7-12.  She also holds a M.Ed.  from the University at Albany. Cora received her adolescent Montessori certification through the Cincinnati Montessori Secondary Teacher Education Program and is Montessori-certified in grades 7-12. Cora joined the WHMS faculty in 2006 as the Middle School Head Teacher.

Leah Johnson - Middle School Teacher


Leah Johnson holds a B.S. in Biology from Bucknell University and a M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from Johns Hopkins University. She taught 7th and 8th grade science in Maryland for five years and is currently certified to teach secondary science in New York State. Leah is currently working to fulfill her requirements for Adolescent Montessori Teacher certification.