Meet the Staff

The teachers must have the greatest respect for the young personality, realizing that in the soul of the child great values are hidden, and that in the minds of these boys and girls there lies all our hope of future progress and the judgment of ourselves and our times.

– Dr. Maria Montessori

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Photo of Lucille Satana
Assistant Head of School

Biographical Info

Assistant Head of School

Montessori Affiliation: PAMS

When did you join One World? August 1991

Educational Background: In addition to my Montessori certification, I have a BS in Applied Mathematics and a Masters in Child and Adolescent Development.

Additional Information:  I have 3 children (one graduated from our Elementary program and two graduated from our Junior High program).  I love going hiking with my family and sitting at the beach to listen and watch the waves. My children and I volunteer at our church’s choir, as we all love to sing.

Updated 1 month ago.
Photo of David Snow
Primary Assistant and Daycare Teacher

Biographical Info

Primary Assistant and Daycare Teacher

When did you join One World? August 1991

Educational Background: I have a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Additional Information:  In my spare time, I enjoy drawing, playing video games, bike riding and collecting music CDs.

Updated 4 weeks ago.
Photo of Jill Soong
Directress

Biographical Info

Primary Guide

Montessori Affiliation: AMI

When did you join One World? 1982

Additional Information: I have 1 grown child who attended One World in the past. In my leisure time, I enjoy gardening, spending time with family and friends, and exploring new things.

Updated 4 weeks ago.
Photo of Hema Srinivasan
Primary Guide

Biographical Info

Primary Guide

Montessori Affiliation: AMS (Infant), PAMS (Primary)

When did you join One World? 1992

Educational Background: In addition to my Montessori certifications in Assistance to Infancy (birth – 3 years) and Primary, I have a BS from Madras University in India.

Additional Information: I have 2 grown children, both of whom attended One World. I have been taking Ikebana classes (Japanese flower arrangement) for the past 10 years and in my free time I like to do gardening, reading, and pursuing my interest in science in general.

Updated 4 weeks ago.