Meet our Team
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more