Escuela's teachers combine excellent training, strong academic qualifications and experience with warmth, openness, and a strong respect for children and their parents. Our lead teachers have their Montessori training through either the American Montessori Society (AMS) or the Association Montessori International (AMI).
Junior Elementary Room 2
With the 2010-2011 school year, Ms. Cristina Sessa starts her 21st year at Escuela! After working as an assistant teacher, Ms. Cristina attended the Junior Elementary training in the Bay Area, receiving her AMS certification in 1993.
Molly Nanabah Heavilin is from the Navajo Nation located in the northeast corner of Arizona. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College in 2006 and completed Wellesley's post-baccalaureate Teacher Education Program. She recently received her Montessori Elementary Teaching certificate from the Montessori Education Center of the Rockies.