Meet our Team

Leadership

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Owner and Director

Eliisa became a part of the Young Minds community in the summer of 2018 when she and her husband Luis became the owners of Young Minds. Eliisa grew up in Finland, but has been residing in Texas since 2010. After completing a 10-year career in the mental health field and having her son, she...

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Assistant Director

Ms. Pallavi is currently serving as the Assistant Director at Young Minds Montessori. She has been a part of our Young Minds team since early 2019 and originally joined the team after working in the field of Montessori education for over 8 years in various roles. She has most recently completed...

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Curriculum Director & Montessori Lead Guide

Angelica joins our team with over 20 years of experience in Montessori education. She has shared her love for the Montessori Method in the capacity of Teacher Assistant, Lead Primary Guide, and Director.

Ms. Angelica received her American Montessori Society credential (Primary 2 1/2- 6...

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Primary Teachers

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Primary Lead Guide

Nilusha has been working in early childhood education for a total of 8 years now. She joined Young Minds in 2013 and has held various positions in our team. In addition to being our Assistant Director, she is the Lead Teacher in our Ladybug class. She holds a CDA (Child Development Associate...

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Primary Lead Guide

Ali joined our team with over 7 years of Montessori teaching experience. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education and she is also a certified Montessori teacher through the American Montessori Society for primary aged children.

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Primary Lead Guide

Miriam grew up in Barcelona, Spain, and moved to the United States in early 2019 together with her family. She has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Education and has completed a Montessori education training in Spain.

She feels innate affection towards kids...

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Primary Lead Guide/ Office Administrator

Ms. Jordan has been part of Young Mind Montessori's team for the last five years, and has had the joy of watching her former students graduate - ready for kindergarten and beyond. She holds a Child Development Associate Degree, and most recently a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Texas State...

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Primary Teacher / Floater

Ms. Janee has been working in early childhood education for almost 30 years. She has spent seven of those years in Montessori environments in various roles, ranging from assistant teacher to assistant director. She has completed college-level courses in early childhood education and throughout...

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Toddler Teachers

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Toddler Lead

Teena has taught preschool for 11 years with the last four being a Lead Montessori Guide. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from St. Edward’s University and a Montessori Teaching Diploma with the North American Montessori Center.

She loves working with children and...

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Toddler Teacher

Mariana grew up in Brazil and moved to the United States with her family in 2015. She began working at Young Minds Montessori in early 2018, and has held various positions primarily working with the toddle-aged children. Mariana is currently pursuing a degree in Early...

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Toddler Teacher

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Toddler Teacher

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Enrichment Staff

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Music Teacher

Susan has been an educator for more than thirty years. Music has always been a part of her life and combining music and education is her passion. She has taught music classes Prek-5th grade, and is also a private music instructor on piano, fiddle and other instruments.

Music at the PreK...

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