Jacob Bailey has been teaching at BMS since the fall of 2002. He has one child still at the school and one child who spent nine years in the school before graduating. He has his degree in elementary education from Indiana University and various other teacher training certifications(most of which are science based). He is currently working on his masters degree in reading education. He completed his Montessori Lead Teacher training from COMET in Columbus, Ohio.
He loves teaching in the school and finds joy in even the smallest parts of our days at BMS!
Alex Cookman is a native son of Bloomington, a BMS graduate, and comes from a family of teachers. A graduate of Hampshire College, he taught for three years in out of school time programs in Southwest Philadelphia before returning to Bloomington. Mister C., as he is known to the children, is an avid cyclist, sometime musician and a vegan chef of domestic notoriety.