Deb Cyrier, M.Ed.
Head of School
Deb Cyrier joined MSC in June of 2021. She is originally from South Bend, IN. A Montessori child herself, she comes to MSC with literally a lifetime of Montessori experiences. Deb holds AMS/MACTE Early Childhood and Elementary I-II credentials in additional to a Master's Degree in Education from Xavier University with a focus in Montessori Education. She has worked extensively in public and private Montessori schools in northern IN prior to arriving in Camden. She served on the board of the United Montessori Schools of Indiana for nearly 10 years and co-lead the work to get the MACTE Montessori credential recognized by IN Department of Education. She has presented at numerous state and National Montessori conferences and has served as a teacher educator and field consultant. She holds IN professional educator license for both teaching and administration and her SC license is pending approval from SCDE. Deb is excited to be a part of the MSC team and is looking forward to carrying forth the legacy of previous heads of school to continue to grow and showcase how special MSC is to the Kershaw County community. Deb is married with three children, two that are currently attending MSC.
Leonarta Silcott was born and raised in East Saint Louis, Illinois. She has over 21 years of dedicated service in The Early Education field in ranging from teacher, director to child care owner/operator. Leonarta moved to Elgin, South Carolina June 2012 where she resides with her husband and son. She studied in Early Childhood Education at Southwestern Illinois College and has completed the Montessori paraprofessional course.
Krista Adams, Receptionist, joined the staff in April 2019 after spending ten years in the customer service and administrative field. Born in Florida and raised in East Tennessee, Krista has lived in Camden for the last 27 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband Jason and four children, Zack, Emily, Bailee, and Laycee, who attends MSC in Lower Elementary.