Ms. Montgomery is a multi-faceted education leader with deep experience in instruction, facilitation, and administration. Most recently, she was Senior Manager, Training at the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence. Previous leadership positions include Educational Services Executive for the Association of California School Administrators; Principal Network Facilitator for San Juan Unified School District; and Director, Innovative Career/College Options for Twin Rivers Unified School District.

Ms. Montgomery has been on the faculty of University of Phoenix and began her career as a pre-K and elementary school teacher with a focus on literacy and English Learners.  She received her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, and her M.S. degree in Instructional Leadership and Curriculum Development from National University. She is currently completing her Ed.D in Organization Leadership at Brandman University.