Ms Becky Ostroski, Director/DHS Director
Becky arrived in Enid in 2016 eager to find a true Montessori school for her 3 children. The daughter of a public school teacher, Becky attended Montessori school herself as a child and felt it was the best learning model for her own family. After a couple years as a parent at the school, Becky became the Administrative Director and oversees the day to day operations and future planning for the school. Prior to Cimarron Montessori, Becky spent 17 years in the financial services industry, primarily with Morgan Stanley, where she served in both administrative and managerial roles. She held several stock trading licenses from 1997-2008. Becky holds a BBA in Finance from Temple University and an MBA in Management from Eastern University, both in Philadelphia. Currently, Becky serves as Treasurer of Aquatic Club of Enid swim team. She has been married to Jared, an Air Force pilot, for 13 years and has 3 children whom all attend Cimarron Montessori. She looks forward to a bright future for Cimarron!
Ms Amy Trekell, Toddler Lead Guide
Ms Amy, our Toddler Lead Guide, is an Enid native. She graduated from Enid High School in 1991 and began working in childcare around town. She joined the Cimarron family in August 2004 as the Assistant Teacher in the toddler class and became the Lead Teacher the following school year, in August 2005. As our Toddler Room is DHS certified, Ms Amy holds all necessary DHS requirements and certifications. Amy has been married for 15 years and has 9 children and 14 grandchildren. When not at school Ms Amy can be found spending time with her grandkids and crafting.
Ms Leslie Sweat, Transition Lead Guide
Ms Leslie has worked at Cimarron for 15 years as an assistant in the Primary class and now as a lead guide in the Transition class, as well as our teacher for the Extended Day non-napping class. Ms Leslie serves in various capacities at her church. Leslie is married and has five children, 17 grandchildren, one great granddaughter and a great grandson “on the way”.
Ms. Andrea Tugman, Primary Lead
Mrs. Andrea began her career at Cimarron in November 2010. Andrea is a Chisholm Public Schools graduate (2004) and attended Northern Oklahoma College and Southeastern OSU studying Elementary Education. Andrea married Jarrod in 2010 and had their three children, Aedyn, Eastyn and Aspyn. All three have attended CMS. Andrea also holds DHS certification.
Ms. Lacy Nixon, Primary Assistant and DHS Master Teacher
Lacy was born and raised in Enid. Lacy attended Chisholm High school, graduating in 2011. After high school she attended NOC and received her Certificate of Mastery in Childhood Development in December of 2012. She got married to Coy Nixon in 2013, they have two children, ages 3 and 5. After she started her family she was a stay at home mom for 6 years. She decided to return to work after enrolling her oldest child into Cimarron Montessori. She fell in love with the “work at your own pace” process and the development of independence at a young age. She joined the CMS family in February 2020. If not at work you will find her enjoying her time with her family and friends or crafting.
Ms Rebekah Ashlock, Primary Kindergarten Lead Guide
Ms Rebekah began her career at Cimarron in 2009. She enrolled her son, Taryn, at age 2 because she wanted him to have an early Montessori education. She became a Primary Lead Guide in January 2011 after a couple of years as an assistant. Rebekah is a graduate of Chisholm High School (2007) and is married to Tyson, a hot oil operator. Their son is now a 7th grader at Waller Middle School.
Ms Katrina Woodruff, Primary Assistant
Ms Katrina is an Enid native and graduated from Enid High in 2003. In 2007 she married Mr Wonderful. She is mom to Ricky, 15, and Raina, 5, whom attends Cimarron. This is Katrina’s 3rd year at CMS and she is excited to begin yoga training which will be incorporated into our school during aftercare and recess. Outside of school Ms. Katrina enjoys fishing and volunteering with Forgotten Ministries. She also serves as our resident hugger!
Ms Julie Yarbrough, Elementary Lead Guide
Julie Lynn Yarbrough was born in Tulsa and grew up in Prue, Oklahoma near Keystone lake. She graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She has worked for the Tulsa Boys Home and Enid YWCA Teen Pregnancy Center as a counselor, Enid’s Meadowlake Hospital as an Adjunctive Therapist, CMS as the elementary assistant and at Greenbrier Village retirement community as the Family & Resident Guide.
Julie is an active volunteer in the community, her church and her children’s schools. She was President of Junior Welfare League of Enid in 2010 which is an organization of active young women reaching out to hundreds of individuals and organizations through fundraisers and service committees to promote community welfare and growth. She has been a member of Emmanuel Enid for 20 years. Julie served as a Sunday School teacher and Echo group girls’ leader for 13 years and as Mission Committee Chairperson on the church’s leadership team. She has led a mission team in Guatemala for more than 10 years that has engaged hundreds of children and touched numerous families with God’s love and grace.
Julie has been married to her husband, Steve, since 1991. They have 3 children (Patrick, Alora and Milton) and a German Shepherd named Rylee.
Ms. Edee Ruhl, Elementary Assistant
Ms. Edee has been at Cimarron Montessori School since 2019, She is the elementary assistant.