Caroline Pecker has been hired as an assistant teacher at Vineyard Montessori School, an independent, nonprofit school serving children in prekindergarten through eighth grade, according to a statement. She will work in the Children’s House with students ages 3 to 5.

A resident of Oak Bluffs, Pecker is a certified Montessori master teacher who most recently worked as a head Montessori teacher and lead kindergarten teacher at Raritan Valley Montessori Academy in Bridgewater, New Jersey, according to the statement. She also was an art and drama teacher at Raritan Valley and at Cherry Blossom Montessori School. She has bachelor's degrees in art history and psychology from Rutgers University.

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