Raquel has been working with children for 42 years. She founded a preschool in Mexico City for 10 years. Constantly continuing her education, she has acquired over 250 hours of educational development through classes and workshops.
Antonio has been working in the early childhood educational field for 8 years. He has a degree in Early Childhood Education. He has trained under Reggio Emelia Philosophy, understanding their approach to learning.
Our Administrative team
Micaela Olivares Manning
This will be Mica's 12th year working at Lamorinda Montessori. Within 23 years she has worked at 3 highly rated Montessori programs. She has a Bachelors of Science Degree and 3 different Early Childhood Education credentials ranging from infancy through kindergarten.
Luly has been working with preschool children for over 30 years with a specialization in child psychology. She works closely with the teachers in classrooms to create developmentally appropriate curriculums and activities based on the ages of the students. Luly specializes in students with more difficult behaviors or tendencies.
"Children are our greatest treasure. They are our future"
“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.” Maria Montessori
“Laughter is timeless
Imagination has no age
and dreams are forever”
"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye"
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Don't educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be happy, so they know the value of things, not the price."