NYS Funded Pre-K
Special Weekly Teachers
has been working at the Montessori Center of Nyack for the past 19
years. She became interested in Montessori educational philosophy when
her daughter, a 2014 graduate of Harvard University, was a student here.
Azeb completed her
preprimary certification through the American Montessori Society. Her
beautiful smile and gentle ways make her equally popular with children,
parents and staff. Fluent in French, Azeb also has her Child Development
Associates credential, her Early Childhood Credential, and an
Associate’s Degree in education from Rockland Community College.
is no stranger to the Montessori Center of Nyack. Not only did she work
for us as a long-term leave replacement teacher in 2015, but she also
has substituted in every classroom since that time. This year, she is
joining Azeb and Elena in the Upstairs Pre Primary class. Toni is a
graduate of St. John’s University where she majored in early childhood
education (and finance!) She studied Montessori philosophy at the Center
for Montessori Teacher Education. Toni is commuting to us from
Westchester so we hope to hear all the news about the new Tappan Zee
graduate of Lehman College with a major in psychology and a minor in
education. She became interested in Montessori education when her
daughter, who is now a lawyer, was a preschooler here.
completed her Montessori early childhood certification at the Center for
Montessori Teacher Education at the College of New Rochelle. Bilingual,
she provides Spanish language lessons for the children in her
classes.Elena loves working with our children and never has a cross word
for either staff or students. She is also a skilled seamstress and
famous for her sewing projects.