Our Administration

Kristen Hill

Head of School
Kristen is a native of Norman, Oklahoma. Kristen served as Associate Director of Finance and Administration until the fall of 2015, when she took the role of Head of School.  Kristen received her American Montessori Society Administrator Credential from the Montessori Education Center of the Rockies.  Kristen’s husband and two children are all CMS alumni.  The Hill family has been a part of Children’s House since 2012. Kristen enjoys the outdoors, gardening, camping and hiking with her family.

Joy Andrews 

Assistant to the Head of School

Joy is a lifelong Normanite.  Joy is passionate about the Montessori method and works to ensure that the children of CMS enter a prepared and beautiful environment each day.  Joy is a member of  Art Group OKC, a non-profit organization that provides a platform for collaboration between emerging artist. Joy has fulfilled many rolls during her decade with CMS, most currently being an integral piece of the daily operations of the CMS Administration Office.

Crystal Alvarez Savic, M.S., Ed.S.

School Psychologist

Crystal grew up in the desert of New Mexico. After living in the pacific north west and the mid-west she planted roots in Oklahoma when her husband accepted a job at OU in 2013. Her goal to live a life in service to others guided her towards the field of psychology. She has a B.A. in psychology, an M.A. in counseling psychology, and an Ed.S. in school psychology. She comes from a long line of educators and is an enthusiastic Montessori supporter and parent. Her specialty within psychology is the study and practice of Mindfulness. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family, painting, cooking, and being in nature.