Working at the Montessori Center for over ten years. Beatrix was formerly a preschool teacher in her native country of Hungary.
Beatrix received her Child Development Associates credential at Rockland Community College and her Montessori certification through the Center for Guided Montessori Studies.
A dedicated and caring teacher, Beatrix is sensitive to the needs of her students and designs specific activities to accommodate each child's learning style.
Working at the Montessori Center for over 5 years. Marianne received her Child Development Associate credential and has years of experience with children. Marianne has 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren.
A graduate of the University of Cuenca in Ecuador. Although her background is in administration, she also has experience in the fields of early childhood and home health. Tania also has two children of her own.
Majoring in criminal justice, and plans to finish her studies at either John Jay College or Ramapo College. Prior to joining the Montessori Center, Jennifer worked with children at the salvation army for 3 years.
Angela brings experience to the Beginnings class both as a parent and as an educator. With an undergraduate degree from the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., Angela has had experience working with children in a wide variety of settings, including public school, before and after-care and summer camp. She completed her Montessori Infant and Toddler certification at the Center for Montessori Teacher Education and is now working on her Masters at Mercy College. This is Angela's sixth year working at the Montessori Center of Nyack.
Working at the Montessori Center of Nyack for nearly 25 years. Her beautiful smile and gentle ways make her equally popular with children, parents and staff. Fluent in French and working on her Spanish, Azeb completed her Montessori training at the Center for Montessori Teacher Education. She also has a Child Development Associates credential, an Early Childhood Development credential, and an Associate's Degree in education from Rockland Community College.
The head teacher in our Full-Day Prekindergarten class. She brings a wealth of experience to our Full-Day PK class. She is a certified New York State teacher with a Master of Science in Literacy, as well as a credentialed Montessori directress. She owned and operated her own Montessori school, and has trained extensively in Montessori teaching methods at the Center for Montessori Teacher Education.
Our youngest on our team, she plans to study early childhood education in the fall. She is experienced with being a nanny for a family, and as a teaching assistant at her previous workplace. Kate works at Orangetown Soccer completely running the "Kiddie Kickers", a program for kids ages 3-5.
Jessica has worked with students in all of our classrooms and programs. She has a lovely way with children, and is popular with the other staff as well. She has just completed her bilingual Child Development Associate credential and also teaches Spanish.
Carmita came to the Montessori Center 5 years ago with experience as an au pair and with a genuine love of children. Now, she has her Child Development Associates credential and is looking to start Montessori Infant Toddler Training at the Center for Montessori Teacher Education. She is known and respected for her hard work and dedication.
Currently attending Rockland Community College and set to complete her Early Childhood Development Certificate, Michelle has previously worked in childcare settings for many years and loves working with young children. Michelle plans on becoming Montessori certified and is happy to be working in the classroom after starting as part of our administrative staff.
Elizabeth attended St. Thomas Aquinas College and received a Bachelor's degree in Educational studies. She enjoys singing and plays the piano. Elizabeth attended Rockland Community College and received an associate's degree in Early childhood education, and has been working with children for 5 years.