ADMINISTRATION

Maria E. Garcia

Owner and School Administrator

Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, Montessori and Day Care Certifications, more than 40 years in Montessori  Education.

Theresa Lester

Office Administrator

Administrative Training with 16 years at Columbia  Montessori School, Approved Credential in Child Development and Day Care Certification.


TEACHERS

Edvina Gill

Assistant Director / Montessori Teacher

Montessori and Day Care teacher; College Degree and approved Credentials in Child Development, Day Care Certification and Montessori Education ~ 29th year with CMS.

Alexandra Newton

Pre-K; Kindergarten and 1st Grade, Morning Director

Bachelors Degree, Montessori and Day Care Certifications; 21st year at CMS and 26th year in Montessori Education.

Pearl Garrett-Daniels

Montessori Teacher

Bachelors Degree and Montessori Certification; 21st year with CMS and 21st year in Montessori Education.

Harpreet Chadha

 Montessori Teacher

Bachelors Degree and Montessori Certification; 12th year with CMS and 14th year in Montessori Education.


ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Dorrie Jal

 Montessori Assistant and Day Care teacher

Approved Credential in Child Development and  Day Care Certification; 24th year with CMS.

**Ms. Edvina’s Assistant**

 Lata Attal

 Montessori Assistant and Day Care teacher

Approved Credential in Child Development and Day Care Certification; 3rd year with CMS.

**Ms. Ali’s Assistant**

Zoe Dixon

Montessori Assistant and Day Care Teacher

 Currently pursuing credentials in Child Development and Day Care Certification; 1st year with CMS.

**Ms. Pearl’s Assistant**


Cecilia Tello

Montessori Assistant and Day Care Teacher

Approved Credential in Child Development and Day Care Certification; 6th year with CMS.

**Ms. Edvina’s Assistant**

Valery Salas

Montessori Assistant and Day Care Teacher

Approved Credential in Child Development and Day Care Certification; 1st year with CMS.

**Ms. Harpreet’s Assistant**

Saima Song

 Office Assistant~Montessori Assistant and Day Care Teacher Substitute

Approved credential in Child Development and Day Care Certification; 1st year with CMS.

**As Needed**


EXTRA CLASSES TEACHERS

Joanne Alme

Music Teacher

9th year with CMS

Debbie Braun

Ballet teacher

22nd year with CMS

Christy Dungan

JumpBunch, Fitness program

12th year with CMS


JoAnn Ekstrom

Art teacher

19th year with CMS

Margarita Martinez

Spanish teacher

10th year with CMS

Laveeta Sweeney

Reading Specialist
4th year with CMS
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