Mrs. Maiko D’Amico (pronounced “Mike-oh”) is our 7th-grade homeroom teacher and middle school ELA teacher. Maiko holds an MA from St. Michael’s College in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and a BA in English Language and Literature from Seisen University in Tokyo, Japan. She had been an instructional assistant/special education aid in Montpelier-Roxbury Schools before coming to SMSM. She also created her own business that teaches English online to Japanese adults and kids using the Wilson Fundations Program. She holds an ESL license here in Vermont and a Japanese teaching license for the English Language at a middle school level.