Leigh, Primary I

Photo of Karen Bamberg
Site Head Directress, Primary Guide

Biographical Info

Montessori Affiliation: AMI

When did you join One World? 1985

Educational Background: In addition to my Montessori certification, I have an Early Childhood Education Certificate from West Valley College and a Child Development Site Supervisor Permit from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Additional Information: I have 2 grown children who attended One World from infancy through adolescence. I volunteer for the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life, as well as for Canine Cancer: Morris Animal Foundation. In my free time, I enjoy traveling, exercising, cooking, reading, and spending time with family and my dogs.

Updated 3 months ago.
Photo of Lourdes Cid Monteiro
Primary Assistant, Montessori Intern

Biographical Info

Montessori Affiliation: PAMS

When did you join One World? September 2021

Educational Background: I studied Social Education and Pedagogy in Spain. I have also taken courses in Non-violent Communication and Positive Discipline. I am currently doing my internship year and hope to complete my Primary Montessori certification by June 2022.

Additional Information: I have 2 children who are currently attending One World, a 6-year-old girl in the Pearl Elementary campus and a a 4-year-old boy in the Leigh Primary campus.  I love cooking and reading.

Updated 3 weeks ago.
Photo of Sanchita Ghosh
Daycare Teacher

Biographical Info

When did you join One World? I started at One World in 1992 and left in 1995 to take care of my children full-time. I rejoined in 2004.

Educational Background: I have an MA in Philosophy from Calcutta University in India. I also have ECE units through De Anza and Mission Colleges.

Additional Information: I have 2 grown children. In my spare time, I enjoy dancing.

Updated 2 weeks ago.
Photo of Danielle Hamilton
Primary Guide

Biographical Info

Montessori Affiliation: PAMS

When did you join One World? 2015

Educational Background: I have completed my Primary Montessori Certification from MMTTC in 2018 and I am currently working on my degree in Early Childhood Education.

Additional Information: I attended One World Montessori as a child and it warms my heart to be a part of OWM again. I love to play the piano and share my knowledge of animals with the children.

Updated 2 weeks ago.
Photo of Indu Nair
Primary Guide

Biographical Info

Montessori Affiliation: PAMS

When did you join One World? 2008

Educational Background: In addition to my Montessori certification, I have a BA in History and a Site Supervisor CHAD permit from the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Additional Information:  I have two children who attended One World in the past. I always look forward to spending time with my family. I volunteer in a local organization that help and support families in need in India.

Updated 2 weeks ago.
Photo of May Qian
Montessori Intern

Biographical Info

Montessori Affiliation: PAMS

When did you join One World? August 2021

Educational Background: I am currently attending the Maria Montessori Teacher Training Center to get my Montessori Teacher certification. I also have a degree in Electronic Engineering from China.

Additional Information: I have a 5-year-old daughter Nikki who is in the Primary 4 classroom at the Foxworthy campus. For 10 years, I have worked in the advertising industry in Shanghai. Now, I enjoy a variety of outdoor activities with my family.

Updated 2 weeks ago.
Photo of David Snow
Daycare Assistant

Biographical Info

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 3 months ago.
Photo of Hema Srinivasan
Primary Guide

Biographical Info

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 3 months ago.