Degrees and Certifications:
Principal Amber Simpson
“I am excited to lead the Pleasant Ridge Montessori School community of amazing students, staff and parents as we continue to build on our strengths and break barriers as a premier public urban neighborhood school noted for its diverse and peaceful environment, community involvement, and outstanding student outcomes.”
“My foundational and professional knowledge of the Montessori method and commitment to educating the whole child makes this a perfect match. I look forward to collaborating and partnering with all stakeholders to move our school forward as we honor our school vision and mission.” ~ Amber Simpson
Amber Simpson has been the principal at Rothenberg Preparatory Academy since 2014 and has been employed in the district since 1999. She began leading PRM in the Fall of 2019.
Simpson is a CPS graduate, attending Withrow University High School and Sands Montessori. Simpson returned to Sands Montessori, teaching there from 2001-2013.
Simpson earned her bachelor’s degree from Kentucky State University, Montessori 9-12 Training from Xavier University, and a master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Cincinnati.