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Meet the faces of

Montessori Reggio Academy

Administration
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Breanna Trevino

Principal

  • Student Admissions & Acceptance to the MRA Program
  • Student Progress Tracking & Classroom Placement
  • Billing & Financials
  • Student Files & Records
  • Administration
  • Student & Parent Relations
  • Promote MRA’s Core Values of Excellence, Leadership, and Diversity
Alysia Hobdy

Alysia Hobdy

Vice Principal of the PreSchool Campus

  • Greeting Parents and Students
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Answering Phone Calls and Directing Inquiries
  • Providing Administrative Support to Staff
  • Parent Welcome Calls & Orientations
  • Assisting with Emergency Protocols and Ensuring Safety Measures
  • Updating and Managing Student Databases
  • CPR Certified
Klarissa Avila

Klarissa Avila

Administration at the Elementary Campus

  • Greeting Parents and Students
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Answering Phone Calls and Directing Inquiries
  • Providing Administrative Support to Staff
  • Assisting with Emergency Protocols and Ensuring Safety Measures
  • Updating and Managing Student Databases
  • CPR Certified
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Patricia Ebrahim

Administration & Parent Liaison

  • Facilitating Communication Between School Staff and Families
  • Collecting Feedback from Parents to Improve School-Family Interactions
  • Greeting Parents and Students
  • Answering Phone Calls and Directing Inquiries
  • Coordinating with Various School Departments
  • Updating and Managing Student Databases
  • Providing Information on Policies, Programs, and Events
  • CPR Certified
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Latifa Boujabha

Administration & HR

  • Managing Recruitment Processes for Staff Positions
  • Reviewing Resumes and Conducting Interviews
  • Assisting with the Onboarding Process for New Hires
  • Maintaining Employee Records, Databases, and Trainings
  • Managing and Updating Employee Benefits Information
  • Assisting in the Development and Implementation of HR Policies
  • Collaborating with School Administration on HR-Related Matters
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Deby Lainez

Operations Coordinator

  • Maintains DFPS compliance
  • Adherence to Health, Safety, and Nutrition Guidelines
  • Manages Building Maintenance
  • Answering Phone Calls and Directing Inquiries
  • Providing Administrative Support to Staff
  • Coordinating with Various School Departments
  • Assisting with Emergency Protocols and Ensuring Safety Measures
  • CPR Certified
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Sandra Blackbird

Administration

  • Greeting Parents and Students
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Answering Phone Calls and Directing Inquiries
  • Providing Administrative Support to Staff
  • Coordinating with Various School Departments
  • Assisting with Emergency Protocols and Ensuring Safety Measures
  • Updating and Managing Student Databases
  • CPR Certified
Sabeen

Sabeen Hussain

Administration

  • Greeting Parents and Students
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Answering Phone Calls and Directing Inquiries
  • Providing Administrative Support to Staff
  • Coordinating with Various School Departments
  • Assisting with Emergency Protocols and Ensuring Safety Measures
  • Updating and Managing Student Databases
  • CPR Certified
Lead Teachers
Mona Gaber

Parent Testimonial: “Excellent Montessori. I enrolled my son when he was
about a year old and his development has been great with Ms. Mona.”

Mona Gaber

Infant Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Mona!

  • Proud to be Montessori Certified Through the North American Montessori
    Center.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Nusrat is so kind and welcoming. We started about
two months ago and the changes I’ve seen in my daughter are just WOW.”

Nusrat Khoja

Toddler Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Nusrat!

  • Over 7 years of experience as an educator.
  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Miss Aysha has been a blessing for our daughter,
we feel like she does everything as if our baby girl was her own child.
She has always been available and gives us constant feedback.”

Aysha Rajifa

Pre-Primary One Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Aysha!

  • Over 7 years of experience as an educator.
  • Proud to be Montessori Certified Through the North American Montessori
    Center.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “I appreciate the care that Ms. Destinee has for the
children and gives me assurance that we made the best choice enrolling
in MRA.”

Destinee Gomez

Co-Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Destinee!

  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Maria is an amazing teacher! You can see the
effort she puts in helping her students exceed. She is very helpful and
always communicates about our son’s progress. We are glad to have such
a positive energetic person as our son’s teacher!”

Maria Morgan

Pre-Primary Three Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Maria!

  • Over 24 years of experience as an educator.
  • Parent Choice Award 2023
  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Our son has been at MRA for almost 1.5 years and
he’s learned so much. He is now with Ms. Saba, Ms. Destinee and Ms. Sehrish
for some time and we so appreciate their daily love and care.”

Saba Aamir

Pre-Primary Four Lead

Meet Ms. Saba!

  • Over three years of experience as an educator
  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society and
    with MRA Montessori Mentor.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Zohra, your unwavering dedication and expertise
have elevated our son’s academic experience to new heights. He wants to
attend your class every day (rain or shine). Thank you for making such
a profound difference in his life!”

Zohra Sachwani

Primary One Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Zohra!

  • Over 10 years of experience as an educator.
  • Proud to be Montessori Certified Through the North American Montessori
    Center.
  • CPR Certified
certified
Jane Han photo

Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Jane, your innovative and imaginative teaching
approach has profoundly impacted our son’s learning journey. He has been
engaged and excited to learn, and we have seen significant growth in his
academic abilities. We are truly grateful for the dedication and passion
you bring to teaching. Thank you!”

Jane Han

Primary One Co-Lead

Meet Ms. Jane!

  • Over 10 years of experience as an educator.
  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Miss Peace is my son’s teacher and I must say that
I have been very pleased with her. She goes above and beyond in her duties,
and communicates extensively with parents, even outside of work hours.
This is a testament to her dedication to the job. My son speaks lovingly
of her so I know he enjoys his days at school with his favorite teacher.”

Peace Eleyae

Primary Two Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Peace!

  • Over 33 years of experience as an educator.
  • Teach of the Year 2023
  • Parent Choice Award 2023
  • Proud to be Montessori Certified Through the North American Montessori
    Center.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “There’s so much I love about the school, but specifically
I want to note that Ms. Fatima has been such an integral part of [our son’s]
development. I am amazed at how much he has learned since he started in
Ms. Fatima’s class. She is so kind and makes me feel like I am leaving
my child with a family member for care.”

Fatima Manjani

Primary Three Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Fatima!

  • Over 5 years of experience as an educator
  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
  • CPR Certified
certified
Lamya El Hammoumi

Parent Testimonial: “My son is in Mrs.Lamya class and I couldn’t be happier.
She is so sweet and my son loves her so much. She works extremely hard
and has my son speaking in French now. I am beyond thankful and see the
biggest difference in my son’s learning.”

Lamya El Hammoumi

Primary Four Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Lamya

  • Over 10 years of experience as an educator.
  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Ani is a great teacher to my child. She is kind,
gentle and understanding. Every child has a different personality and different
needs. To be able to understand that and work accordingly is exactly what
Ms. Ani does.”

Analaura Volpi

Primary Five Lead Teacher & Spanish Immersion

Meet Ms. Ani!

  • Over four years of experience as an educator
  • Proud to be Montessori Certified Through the North American Montessori
    Center.
  • Creating a Fully Immersive Spanish-Speaking Environment
  • Implementing Age-Appropriate Spanish Lessons and Activities
  • Monitoring and Assessing Children’s Language Acquisition and Development
  • Developing Lesson Plans that Integrate Spanish Language with Academic
    Content
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Ani is a great teacher to my child. She is kind,
gentle and understanding. Every child has a different personality and different
needs. To be able to understand that and work accordingly is exactly what
Ms. Ani does.”

Aisha Thompson

Transitional Primary Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Aisha!

  • Over 10 years of experience as an educator
  • Proud to be Montessori Certified Through the American Montessori Society
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Christina works hard with your child academically
and truly cares about her students.”

Christina Garrison

Pre-K & Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Christina!

  • Over 7 years of experience as an educator.
  • Proud to be Montessori Certified Through the North American Montessori
    Center.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Ms. John is an amazing teacher and will be sure to
find a path for your child to succeed.”

Ruchika John

Elementary Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. John!

  • Over 18 years of experience as an educator.
  • Teacher of the Year: 2023-2024 Academic Year
  • Proud to be Montessori Certified Through the North American Montessori
    Center.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Zarin Hammond

Elementary Co-Lead Teacher

Meet Ms. Zarin!

  • Over 6 years of experience as an educator.
  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
  • EC-6 291, ESL, STR, PPR certified.
  • CPR Certified
certified
Assistant Teachers
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Christie Blackledge

Toddlers and Pre-Primary Assistant

Meet Ms. Christie!

  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Janet is amazing and so kind and patient. My
child has learned so much over the past year and looks forward to going
to his class everyday.”

Janett Ontiveros

Pre-Primary Team Assistant

Meet Ms. Janet!

  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: “Ms Linda is a really nice and sweet teacher. She
always has patience when I ask questions about my son…I’m so happy I
chose this daycare for my son…Thank you all.”

Linda Dsouza Chakravrathi

Pre-Primary Two Assistant Teacher

Meet Ms. Linda!

  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Parent Testimonial: ” We love this school! My son has been attending the
MRA for a little over a month now and we are super happy. Ms. Sherish is
one of the most wonderful, caring and kind teachers we could have asked
for and we are super thankful!”

Sehrish-Yusuf

Assistant Teacher

Meet Ms. Sehrish!

  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
  • CPR Certified
certified
Shainaaz Lalani

Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Shainaaz and Montessori Reggio Academy have met
our expectations, providing an exceptional Montessori experience for our
son.”

Shainaaz Lalani

Primary Two Assistant Teacher

Meet Ms. Shainaaz

  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Lindsey Tijerina

Assistant Teacher

Meet Ms. Lindsey

  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society
  • CPR Certified
certified
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Gabrielle Chretin

Assistant Teacher

Meet Ms. Gabby!

  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society
  • CPR Certified
certified
Extracurricular
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Mingying Hu

Mandarin Specialist

Meet Ms. Mingying!

  • Introducing Mandarin Vocabulary and Phrases Through Interactive Activities
  • Planning and Implementing Age-Appropriate Lessons to Engage Young Learners
  • Assessing and Monitoring Children’s Progress in Language Learning
  • Communicating with Parents About Students’ Language Development and Progress
Analaura Volpi photo

Parent Testimonial: “Ms. Ani is a great teacher to my child. She is kind,
gentle and understanding. Every child has a different personality and different
needs. To be able to understand that and work accordingly is exactly what
Ms. Ani does.”

Analaura Volpi

Primary Five Lead Teacher & Spanish Immersion

Meet Ms. Ani!

  • Over four years of experience as an educator
  • Proud to be Montessori Certified Through the North American Montessori
    Center.
  • Creating a Fully Immersive Spanish-Speaking Environment
  • Implementing Age-Appropriate Spanish Lessons and Activities
  • Monitoring and Assessing Children’s Language Acquisition and Development
  • Developing Lesson Plans that Integrate Spanish Language with Academic
    Content
  • CPR Certified
certified
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“ Healthy isn’t a goal: it’s a way of living”

Aisha Panjwani

Yoga Specialist

Meet Ms. Aisha!

  • Certified Yoga Instructor by My Vinyasa Practice
  • Ongoing Montessori Training Through the American Montessori Society.
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