Meet our Team


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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...


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...


Primary Teachers

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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...


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...


Montessori Teacher

Ms. Laura joined our team with a background of over 15 years in the field of early childhood education. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in child development, and a Master's Degree in Education. She is also currently in the process of graduating from a Montessori Teaching Diploma program....


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...


Toddler Teachers


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

Bio to come soon!