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Ms. Deepika: Director, Stellar Montessori Academy

My journey as a Montessori educator started about 5 years ago when I wanted to follow my life long passion to work with children. Before travelling the path of an early childhood educator I worked in the field of information technology for about 2 decades. I am very passionate about STEAM. At Stellar Montessori Academy we craft our curriculum to blend Montessori philosophy and STEAM subjects.  We also run STEAM camps when during school breaks. I truly believe that being a lifelong learner makes you a better educator. I am always eager to collaborate with educators who are passionate about early childhood education. You can access my linked in account : LinkedIn

Outside of work I love to spend time with family and friends. I live in Redmond with my husband and our two children who keep us very busy! We like traveling, biking, hiking.

Ms. Amrutha: Lead teacher, Inventors Classroom

My journey into the Montessori philosophy began when my two teen daughters (now) attended Montessori school in their younger years. As a parent, I was deeply involved with our children and their education from their preschool years and provided for them the best foundation through Montessori philosophy and learning environment. Since then, I have been advocating for the Montessori approach and philosophy. I am an AMS certified Montessori teacher, and have been working for the last four years at Montessori schools in the area. I have a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and Information Technology and have been living in Sammamish since 2008 with my family. In my personal time, I enjoy outdoors doing a run in the neighborhood or hiking and our family likes to travel to experience different cultures. 

Ms. Thao: Lead Teacher, Creators Classroom

My name is Mrs. Thuthao Mosiman. I am a strong believer in early childhood education. I graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2012, majoring in Early Childhood Education and Families Studies. I love working with children of all ages from newborn to kindergarteners. I have over four years of experiences working with children ranging from from 6 months old to 6 years old. My experience includes working as a lead teacher in private childcare centers and a lead teacher in Washington’s pre-kindergarten program (ECEAP). In the next five years my goal is to enhance each child’s learning and development through continuous improvement of the program and my skills in working with young children.

Ms. Kavitha: Associate Teacher, Inventors Classroom

My name is Kavitha and I have been associated with children for about 5 years. I have been associated with a Montessori school for 4 years before joining Stellar Montessori Academy. I like helping children develop the basic manners and habits they need for the rest of their life. I love watching kids grow up and become who they want to be. I hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science from India and am currently pursuing to get a Diploma in Montessori Education. I live in the city of Bellevue with my husband and two wonderful daughters.Their school and extra curricular activities keep me busy everyday.

Ms. Sangeetha: Assistant Teacher, Creators Classroom

I have a bachelors degree in computer science.
I love working with kids. Every day is so different and brings a lot of joy. I live in bellevue with my husband and our daughter. Outside work, I am passionate about dance, music and love to take trips with my family.

 

 

Specialists:

Ms. Wang: Mandarin Teacher

I majored in Chinese for master degree in China. I like staying with children and good at teaching Mandarin as a second language. A good start is crucial for children’s language learning, I am honored to be part of it.

 

 

 

Ms. Patty: Spanish Teacher

Ms Patty has been teaching Spanish at Stellar Montessori Academy for 2 years now. She loves  working with young children and teach’s language with interesting songs and objects. Children love her class a lot.

Ms. Linda: Music Teacher

Ms.Linda has been teaching music at Stellar Montessori Academy for 2 years. She works hard to put together the annual day musicals.

Chess by Chess Wizards 

Specialists from chess wizards teach chess at our school. Students 4 years and older attend chess class. This is integral part of our curriculum and included in the monthly tuition.

Soccer by Soccer Shots

coaches from Soccer shots conduct classes at our school. This is an optional class.

Destination Imagination by Ms. Thao

Early childhood destination imagination resources provide meaningful ways to engage students in creative learning while building STEM and literacy skills. We include curriculum to our program to use these resources and create activities.