Marianne Barnard was born in Zurich in 1968 and grew up in Herrliberg.
In 1999 she graduated from Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Early Childhood Education as well as a Montessori Certificate for the 3-6 year old children.
Marianne has enjoyed working at various Montessori schools in Hawaii, the Caribbean and in Zurich for many years.
She is currently obtaining the federally certified kindergarten and lower- elementary teaching degree at the University of Teacher Education.
Marianne has two sons and works part-time at the kindergarten Auf dem Stern.