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Fountain Valley Montessori Staff

Each of our classrooms are staffed with a Montessori certified lead teacher. Our staff has been carefully chosen for his or her commitment to the highest level of care for children, understanding of the Montessori philosophy, and warmth of spirit. We share a common philosophy and approach, which makes Fountain Valley Montessori consistently able to deliver the highest level of commitment and quality care for the community of children.

Our mission at Montessori of Fountain Valley Montessori is to create an environment where academic excellence is in harmony with young lives. We strive each and every day to guide children to reach their full potential; academically, socially and emotionally. The self-sufficient child rewards their community and mentors by becoming positive and active role models in their community.  Our goal is to not only educate our children but to educate our children’s children in the future.

Toddler Staff

Josie De Chavez, Preschool Assistant Teacher, Room 2

Alicia Lenhart

Lead Teacher

Jenae Lover

Assistant Teacher

Michelle Nguyen

Assistant Teacher

Preschool Staff

Jahaira Bustos, Preschool Assistant Teacher, Room 5

Jahaira Bustos

Lead Teacher

Gloria De Silva, Lead Preschool Teacher, Room 5

Gloria De Silva

Lead Teacher

 Christine Pike, Preschool Assistant Teacher, Room 3

Enoka Weerasuriya

Lead Teacher

Beatriz Tapia, Preschool Assistant Teacher, Room 6

Beatriz Tapia

Lead Teacher

Josie De Chavez, Preschool Assistant Teacher, Room 2

Marian Fahim

Lead Teacher

Vicky Cha, Preschool assistant teacher, Fountain Valley Montessori

Vicky Cha

Assistant Teacher

Jocelyn Reynoso, assistant preschool teacher at Fountain Valley Montessori

Jocelyn Reynoso

Assistant Teacher

Elementary Staff

Paula LeRose, Lead Elementary teacher, Fountain Valley Montessori

Paula LeRose

Lead Teacher

Neranja Warawitage, Elementary Lead Teacher, Room 4

Neranja Warawitage

Lead Teacher

Yasmin Celis Islas, AssistantElementary teacher at Fountain Valley Montesorri

Yasmin Celis-Islas

Assistant Teacher


Lisa Norby, Executive Director

Lisa Greyson Norby

 Executive Director

Sneha Mehta, Director

Sneha Mehta


Sara Turner, Office Assistant

Sara Turner

Assistant Director

staff photo

Anaiis de los Santos

Office Assistant/Floater

Inquire About Admission

Fountain Valley Montessori welcomes you to visit our school during its operating hours. We encourage you to call ahead to schedule your tour, to ensure availability, to discuss our programs, as well as answer any questions you may have.