Lila Ross joined APS in 2011. She came with 6 years experience teaching upper elementary in a more traditional format and 17years of teaching in primary Montessori classrooms. Her first year at Drew she helped start a new lower elementary classroom, then moved to the primary program for 4 years. Since 2016 she has enjoyed the pleasure of reconnecting with the upper elementary program. In all her years with the Montessori program at APS she has been a strong supporter of the life sciences through Monarch Butterfly project.