Rachel van der Voort

Board of Trustees Chair
Rachel van der Voort has been a trustee since June 2010 and has been a member of the Development Committee and the Committee on Trustees.
She currently serves as the Chair of the Board. Rachel's two children and two step-children have all attended CMS since the age of 2 (her step-daughter graduated in 2013 and now attends the Cambridge School of Weston). In her professional life, Rachel practiced law for over fifteen years. She is currently taking a break from work to spend more time with her family. Rachel has an A.B. in History from Princeton University and a J.D. from the College of William and Mary. She attended Thomas Aquinas Montessori School in Alexandria, Virginia through third grade. Rachel lives in Belmont with her children and husband, Mike, a Principal at The Brattle Group, an economic consulting firm. Her interests include tennis, yoga, and skiing.
Located in the heart of Cambridge, MA, CMS is a private school serving children twenty-one months through grade 8 in four distinct programs: Toddler, Primary, Elementary and Middle School. CMS educates the whole child, applying the Montessori philosophy in a joyful learning environment.