Stephanie Dobbs Lapine has been a Lower Elementary guide for eleven years in both the private and public
sectors. Stephanie also holds the positions of Instructional Guide and Practicum Advisor with the Center for Guided
Montessori Studies. Her career began in Children’s House in 1998, in her hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania. Since
then, Montessori has been the cornerstone of Stephanie’s life and career. Stephanie serves on the Greater
Pittsburgh Montessori Society board and is a speaker and panelist at conferences in North America. In her spare
time, Stephanie enjoys traveling with her family.