Ms. Natasa and Ms. Kim believe that positive early experiences in education will inspire a lifelong love of learning in children.
Ms. Natasa received her ECE at Burnaby College 15 years ago. She also completed the North American Progressive Montessori Teacher Training Program. She worked full time for 5 years before her children were born and has been working in this field full time for the past 5 years.
She holds several certificates in ESL as well as T.E.S.L(Teaching english as second language) and a Certificates in Interior Design.
She studied at the University of Tuzla
in Bosnia & Herzegovina to be a primary school teacher.
As a working mother of three and volunteer on PAC in her children's school, Ms.Natasa has seen the impact that a teacher has in a child’s life. All three of her children attended Montessori preschool.
"MONTESSORI TEACHERS ARE TRAINED
FACILITATORS IN THE CLASSROOM, ALWAYS READY TO DIRECT AND ASSIST"
We believe that every child is unique and he/she should be treated as a unique individual.
Ms. Kim has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba, majoring in history. She also has a Commercial Art Certificate and a three year Certificate
in Business Management.
She has received her ECE Assistant designation through Selkirk College.
As a stay at home mom of two, she has volunteered extensively in her children’s elementary school for the past 13 years, bringing many programs to the school; magic shows, running clubs to an outside playground, enjoyed by kids of all ages. Ms. Kim dedicated four years of her time as PAC Chair at Mary Hill Elementary. She oversaw and organized all facets of the school PAC.
In 2014 she was awarded the Port Coquitlam Volunteer of the Year for Caring & Safety in her community.
While volunteering in the school environment Ms. Kim has seen the importance a teacher has in a child's life.Both her children attended Montessori preschool.