The Board of Directors of Dixie Montessori Academy is pleased to announce the
appointment of Mrs. Chelsea Bergeron as the new Director/Principal effective July
Mrs. Bergeron is a native of Jackson, Tennessee. She studied Business at
The University of Louisiana and then went on to receive her Master of Arts in Education
and Education Specialist degree from Union University. She also studied
Montessori Philosophy and Pedagogy at Mid- America Montessori Institute in
Omaha, Nebraska. She is also a National Geographic Certified Educator, and very
passionate about teaching children to explore and protect the natural world around
them. Mrs. Bergeron has been a public-school teacher, an Instructional Coach, and
Lower Elementary Leader in Jackson-Madison County School System for ten years.
For the past five years, she has been teaching at Community Montessori School in
Jackson, TN. “I have always had a passion for writing poetry and would frequently
model the creative writing process for my students in the classroom,” said Mrs.
Bergeron. Her passion for writing has led her to publish her first book, Belly
Laughs in 2018.
Mrs. Bergeron is the mother of six children, three of whom are adopted, creating a
beautiful multi-racial family. She is a true Montessorian and passionate about
We are thankful and excited to have found Mrs. Bergeron to take Dixie Montessori
Academy to the next level.
DMA Board of Directors