Administrative Staff

Michael Schuler

Head of School
Michael Schuler Michael joined Bozeman Summit School in 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Washington and Lee University. He received his Master of Arts in Leadership in Teaching from The College of Notre Dame of Maryland. Michael taught at St. Paul's School for Boys in Baltimore, MD, for 7 years before beginning his adminstrative journey. Michael was the principal of a middle school and the head of school at programs ranging in age from pre-school to high school for 24 years before coming to BSS. He attended the Administrators Course for Leading Schools at the Houston Montessori Center in Houston, TX, during the summer of 2012.

Dottie Knecht

Business Manager

Dottie Knecht Dottie joined Bozeman Summit School in January of 2014. Her company, Dottie’s Bookkeeping Service, was started in 2007 when she and her family moved from Pennsylvania to Montana so that she could raise her young daughter, Shelby, in a slower pace with a better quality of life that is enjoyed here.  Dottie, formally the controller for a large corporation in Pennsylvania for 13 years, brings not only bookkeeping skills but also office management and business consulting to the team at Bozeman Summit School. Dottie’s credentials are focused on Conflict Resolution, Business Accounting and Human Resources.

Joris "Jo" Van Cutsem

Office Manager

Jo Van Cutsem Jo joined Bozeman Summit School in 2009. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education and Recreation from Katholieke Hogeschool in Brussels, Belgium.