- Appointed 1990
- AMS Montessori Primary Teaching Certification 1998
- AMS Montessori Lower Elementary (6-9) Teaching Certification 2000
- Undergraduate Studies, Guilford College
Mary Jacobson is a Lower Elementary Faculty in the Lower Elementary 1 classroom with Kaki Keyser. She found Montessori as many teachers do, when she was looking for a school for her daughter, Lauren, in 1987. She began teaching at GMS in 1990 and has completed her Montessori teacher training through the NC Center for Montessori Teacher Education at both the Early Childhood (ages 3-6) and the Elementary I (ages 6-9) levels. She attended Guilford College. Mary serves as the Lower Elementary division head. Mary also leads the Elementary Al Fresco Summer program working with her colleagues, Katie Jones and Kristy Ford.