our Team

Leadership

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Owner

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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Curriculum/Program Director

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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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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Primary Teachers

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Lead Guide

I fell in love with the Montessori Method in 2000 when I moved to Austin from Washington State. I worked as a classroom assistant full time with an amazing teacher who became my mentor. Observing the transformation that took place from a child at age 3 to when they transitioned out of the...

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Assistant Guide

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 also just recently completed her Teaching Certification in Montessori education with North American...

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Lead Guide

Ms. Madhu has over 20 years of Montessori teaching experience. She received her American Montessori Society certificate in the Primary (2 ½ - 6 years) ages in 2005. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in commerce.

Ms. Madhu says: "I feel passionate about the Montessori philosophy and hope...

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Substitute Teacher

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Substitute Teacher

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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Lead Guide

Ms. Kareliz has over 10 years experience in the early childhood education field. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Puerto Rico in Elementary Education with a major in Special Education. She has worked in public schools; head start programs and other facilities that specializes...

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Toddler Teachers

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Lead 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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Lead Teacher

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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Co-Teacher

Ms. Chelsi joined our team as Toddler Teacher after teaching early childhood education for the last year in both a traditional preschool, as well as Montessori settings. She's held roles as assistant and lead teacher and has enjoyed sharing her knowledge with our team at Young Minds Montessori....

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Assistant Teacher

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Co-Teacher

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Assistant Teacher

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