Ichari Blakeney


Position: Toddler Montessori Teacher

Education: Bachelors in Family and Consumer Sciences with a Specialization in Early Intervention

Ichari Blakeney is a native of Pageland, SC. She received her Bachelors in Family and Consumer Sciences with a Specialization in Early Intervention from Winthrop University. She is the newest addition to the Freedom Montessori team, and is thrilled at the opportunity to bring light to each child’s full potential. Ichari values education, family and determination. It is her belief that with persistence and hard work, all things are attainable. In her leisure time, she enjoys relaxing at the beach, spending time with her daughter and personal shopping.  Ichari Blakeney currently resides in Chester, South Carolina and has one daughter, London, who is 4.


“Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.” -Karen Ravn

Our Week At A Glance


Today we visited the York County Library. The weather didn’t stop us, we marched happily as we admired the changes.. Read more

Fun In The Sun

It’s a beautiful day! Today, we encourage you to take a stroll outside with your adventerous toddler. Engage them with.. Read more

Someone’s Screaming Too Loud

Today we experienced an unexpected fire drill during gym time. During the hustle to evacuate the building one toddler looks.. Read more

Air, Land and Water

Our students discovered the three vital components of our environment; air, land and water. The students were excited to see.. Read more

Celebration Of Life

Today we acknowledged Ms. Laymon’s Celebration of Life! Our students were thrilled to greet her with warm smiles and a.. Read more

Celebration Of Life

Now that Mrs. Cherry has turned two, per Lydia, we can have cake! Happy Birthday Mrs. Cherry! We hope your.. Read more


The toddlers never cease to amaze us. While reviewing our Spanish vocabulary from last week, Lizzy and Lydia were able.. Read more

A Gentlemen At Such A Young Age

After Mrs. Poole finished her lesson, Gage offered to help her from her “Criss Cross Apple Sauce”. He’s such a.. Read more

The Parable of The Lost Sheep

Parents, ask your children who rejoices when the lost sheep is found!

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