Parent Portal

Welcome, Glen Montessori Parents!


This page is designed to provide you with a centralized hub for information concerning your child’s academic and student life at The Glen Montessori School.  It provides you with launches to password-protected pages for your child’s enrollment, tuition payments, progress and much more.


The Glen Montessori School Admissions and Enrollment Portal! – Both new and existing families can use this Portal to complete school forms, track your status, upload documents, and sign documents electronically for your child’s school records from the comfort of your home.


Pay your school-year tuition and incidental billing through this convenient, online method.


Transparent Classroom – See photos of your child during the school day and keep track of their progress! Download an app to your phone for quick reference.  Transparent Classroom also serves as The Glen’s Parent Directory

Important Links

School Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.


To report an absence, email your child’s teacher by 10:00 am.

Dismissal/Transportation Changes

Changes to your child’s dismissal transportation should be emailed to your child’s teacher by 2:00 p.m.

How Can I Reach My Child’s Teacher?

If you have an emergency message to get to your child’s teacher during school hours, call 412-318-4885, ext. 0.

School Contacts

Below is a list of individuals who can answer most of your questions regarding The Glen Montessori School. During the school day, you may reach them at 412-318-4885 and the following extensions:

Admissions and Enrollment:
Johnna Valenti, ext. 1

Changes to your contract:
Johnna Valenti, ext. 1

Pupil Services:
Luisa Trapizona, ext. 0

After School Programs and Private Music Lessons:
Luisa Trapizona, ext. 0

Busing and Transportation:
Luisa Trapizona, ext. 0

Volunteer Clearances: or Luisa Trapizona, ext. 0

Johnna Valenti, ext. 1

Marcia Fischer, ext. 4

Head of School:
Jackie Herrmann, ext. 3

Jack Harvey, ext. 5

Finance Office:
Bobbi Franz, ext. 2

Program Directors: 

–Birth to Three: Jessica Al Banna 

–Children’s House: Lori Pawlak

–Elementary: Amelia Weishaar

–International Summer Camp: Lori Pawlak

Parents are notified via One Call Now in the event of a school delay, cancellation or emergency alert.  Parent phone numbers and emails are automatically enrolled and the service is tested in September. Changes or additions of phone numbers and emails can be made by emailing

Read about what’s happening at The Glen and in Montessori Education by visiting our News page.

Scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 school year are now open.  Learn about Scholarship eligibility HERE.  If your family is in need for Emergency Tuition Aid due to the current health and financial crisis for 2020-2021, learn about eligibility HERE.  In both cases, begin your application by logging into your FACTS account and select the Grant & Aid option.

Please complete one attestation form daily for your family (not individual child).  Use the form that aligns with your youngest Glen student:
Birth to Three
Children’s House

Visit the archive of The Glen’s newsletter, Montessori Minute.

To apply to The Glen Parent Teacher Community (PTC), please fill out this form.

See The Glen’s Updated 2020-2021 Calendar.
View all upcoming events on our events calendar by visiting our Events page.

Support & Shop

Show your school spirit by purchasing Glen Spirit Wear by visiting our merchandise portal:

Clip Box Tops brands including General Mills, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Old El Paso and many more. Visit for a complete list. Drop off with your child in the school’s main office.

Support The Glen simply by shopping at Giant Eagle and using your Advantage Card. Designate The Glen Montessori School either online or at a GE customer service desk. The Glen’s school code is #3594.

Every little bit counts. Make your gift today!

Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases when you shop at and select The Glen Montessori School as your charity.

The Glen receives store credit for all materials purchased at Montessori Services.  Each time you order, use School Code #120507 and The Glen will benefit!

The Glen receives store credit for all materials purchased at For Small Hands. Each time you order, use School Code #120507 and The Glen will benefit!