Consuelo Valera

Principal

Education:

-Toyo Eiwa College, Tokyo, Japan-Bachelor of Arts - Childhood Education, Birth to Six Years (GRADUATED WITH HIGHEST DISTINCTION)

-Midwesten University, Texas-Bachelor of Science - Education

-Northwestern University Graduate School of Theology, Illinois-Master of Arts

-American Montessori Society, Full Primary Credential, Full Elementary Credential

 

Experience:

-Director & Founder - Casa Montessori, Inc.

-Principal & Head Teacher, Elementary - Casa Montessori, Inc.

-Director & Head Teacher, Primary - Montessori Schools, Inc.

-Teacher - Yokosuka Community Center, Japan            

 

Professional Organizations:

-American Montessori Society

           

 

 

 

Founder: Sakura Long

Continuing Education:

-Professional Development in Childhood Education, New York

-Professional Development in Childhood Education, California

 

Honors:

-American Montessori Society, 2012

 

 

Roshi Dabare
Assistant Teacher

Elementary Program

Tina Brune

Lead Teacher

Primary Program

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Education:
Philippine Normal College, Philippines 
Bachelor of Science - Elementary Education

 

Centro Escolar University, Philippines
Master of Arts - Child Study

 

Montessori Western Teacher Training Center
Full Primary Credential
Upper Elementary Credential

 

Experience:

-Principal, Lead Primary Teacher-  Casa Montessori,

-Assistant Elementary Teacher - Casa Montessori

-Primary Teacher - Montessori School of Ithaca

-Primary Teacher - OB Montessori            

 

Professional Organizations:

-American Montessori Society

         

Continuing Education:

-Outdoor Classroom Workshop

-Plant/Animal Biomes Workshop

 

Education: 

High School and College- Sri Lanka

Pierce College- Child Development

Experience:

-Assistant Teacher - Casa Montessori

-Teacher- Westlake Montessori

-Teacher/ Asst. Director- Casa Die Montessori

-Instructional Assistant- NEW Academy- LAUSD

-Teacher Asst.- Toddler Learning Center

-Secretary/ Program Coordinator- Kent Academy in Sri Lanka

        

 

 

Education:

KHT Montessori Teacher Training

Highline Community College, Washington

Renton Technical College, Washington

- Associates of Applied Science in Early Childhood Careers

 

Experience:

Lead Teacher- Casa Montessori

Lead Teacher- Montessori Children's World

Teacher- Montessori Day School

Lead Teacher- Easter Seals Little Aviators Day Care

Lead Teacher- Easter Seals Growing Years

Villan Milo

Lead Teacher

Elementary

Education:

Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University – Philippines

Bachelor of Science – Elementary Education

 

Los Angeles Mission College- Child Development Certification

 

Professional Affiliations:

-American Montessori Society

 

Experience:

-Assistant Teacher, Casa Montessori

-Elementary School Teacher, Philippines

Silvia Hernandez

Assistant Teacher

Primary Program

Education:

West Valley Occupational Center, Winnetka, California

12 units Child Development

 

Experience

-Assistant Primary Teacher, Casa Montessori

-After Care Teacher, Casa Montessori

-Assistant Teacher, West Valley Early Education Center

-Preschool Teacher, West Valley Children's Center

Clara Dyk 

Spanish Teacher

Elementary

Education:

National College for Teachers, Argentina

Bachelor of Science – Education

 

School of Psycho-Motor Function, Argentina

Training Classes for Teachers Working with

Disabled Children

 

Experience:

Spanish Teacher, Casa Montessori

Spanish Teacher, Glendale Montessori

Spanish Teacher, Junior High School

Teaching Spanish Conversation for Emotionally

Disturb Children, Child Guidance Clinic, Northridge

Elementary School Teacher, Argentina

Lynn Ellishaw

Art Teacher

Primary/Elementary

Experience:

-Professional Fine Artist, www.paintingintongues.com

-Art Instructor, California Science Camp (ages 2 - adult)

-Art Instructor, Camp David Gonzalez (at-risk youth)

-Private Art Studio, San Fernando Valley

-English Teacher, Burbank Unified School District

-Performance Artist: Actor/Singer/Play Director

 

Education:

California State University Northridge (CSUN)

-Bachelor of Arts- English Literature

-Bachelor of Arts- Religious Studies

       Minors: Women's Studies & Anthropology

 

-Single Subject Teaching Credential:

       English Language Art

Rita
Arakelian

Lead Teacher

Primary Program

Education:

Montessori Early Childhood Teacher Credential Course

California State University, Northridge

Bachelor of Arts: Child and Adolescent Development

 

Los Angeles Valley College

-Associates Degree

-Concentration in Child Development 60+ units

Experience

-Assistant Primary Teacher, Casa Montessori

-Assistant Primary Teacher, Montessori Children's World

- Morning/Aftercare Teacher, Montessori Children's World

-Student Teacher, Volunteer of America Maud Booth Family

Marianela
Salazar

Assistant Teacher

Primary Program

Education:
Los Angeles Pierce College - Child Development Certification
Laguna Technical College - Infant/Toddler Development 
West Valley Occupational Center - 12 Units Child Development

 
Experience:

Assistant Teacher - Casa Montessori
Preschool Teacher - Wishing Well Academy
Preschool Teacher - West Valley Children Center
Preschool Teacher - Kangaroo Preschoo
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Brittany Lehmann

Office

Administrator

Education:

California State University, Northridge

Bachelor of Arts: Child and Adolescent Development

       Minor: Child Care Administration

 

Experience:

-Office Administrator, Casa Montessori

-Teahers Assistant, Saint Euphrasia

-Lead Teacher, KinderCare

-Senior Counselor, Camp Funtime

 

Casa Montessori Student (1990-1996)

Hiranjan Rodrigo

Computer Teacher

Education:

Experience