Meet the Staff at Sunny Hollow Montessori

Erin Haapala

Assistant Head of School

Erin joined the Sunny Hollow community in 2016 as the Assistant Head of School. Erin holds her Primary (Casa Level) Diploma from the Montessori Center of Minnesota, her Master’s of Education from Loyola University and has a B.A. in Anthropology and Archaeology from the University of Minnesota. She spent six years as a Guide in a Twin Cities Montessori school and still enjoys watching children as they grow and learn, inspire and amaze those around them. This includes her own children! Erin and her husband, Brian, have three girls, Oona, Isla and Sabine. Together, they enjoy bike riding, trips to the bakery and beautiful days spent outside––yes, even in winter!