Anna Maria Hanlon

West Co-Head Teacher and Montessori Teacher
Anna Maria, or “Al” as she is known to her co-workers, has been teaching at Morningside since 1996.


She is a certified Montessori teacher with a certificate from the London Montessori Examination Board (Dublin, 1991) and a Diploma in Nursery Nursing as well. Al is presently working on her undergraduate studies in Early Childhood Education at Hunter College.

Al was born in Dublin, Ireland and moved to New York in 1994. She has been working with young children since 1991. She and her husband Neil have two sons, Liam and Jack.

Al works her Montessori magic in the West Class and has also worked in our PM Class as well. She brings a wealth of experience and kindness and a bright sense of humor to all her classes.