Meet Our Staff

Room#1 (Pre-Primary, Age 18 months-3): Ms. Jamie, Ms. Sirisha
Room#2 (Pre-Primay, Age 6 weeks-18 months): Ms. Marcela, Ms. Yerika
Room#3 (Primary, Kindergarten Age 2-6): Ms. Naga, Ms. Maria
Room#5 (Primary, Age 2-5): Ms. Tanuja, Ms. Julia
Before Care Program: Ms. Jamie, Ms. Marcela
After care Enrichment Program: Ms. Hannah, Ms. Maria, Ms. Julia, Ms. Yerika
Office Manager: Ms. Alka
Director: Ms. Sangi

Ms. Sangi

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Ms. Sangi is the owner/director of our school. Prior to opening GVMS, she owned and operated Urbana Montessori, a small Montessori school in the Villages of Urbana. She began teaching at Urbana Montessori in 2007 and has dreamed for years to operate a bigger Montessori school; hence "Green Valley Montessori" was born. Prior to 2007 she was a teacher in a private Montessori school. Ms. Sangi has a Masters Degree in Communications and English as well as her Montessori certification in Early Childhood Education from AMS (American Montessori Society). Both her daughters went to Montessori preschools and realized the importance of the Montessori method of learning in Early Childhood Education.

Ms. Naga

Ms. Naga is the Lead Montessori teacher for Primary Room 3. She has a master's degree computer applications. She earned her Early Childhood Montessori Certification from the Montegomery Montessori Institute, Rockville, MD. Ms. Nage joined the Green Valley staff in April of 2015. She resides in Urbana, Maryland with her husband and children. Ms. Angela enjoys doing Art work.

Ms. Tanuja

Ms. Tanuja is the Lead Montessori Teacher in Primary Room 5. She worked in various Montessori schools in Maryland and Virginia for 10 years as a Montessori teacher before joining GVMS in 2019. In addition to her Montessori credentials(AMS) she has BA in English. Ms. Tanuja has Montessori certification in Early Childhood Education(AMS) from Northern Virginia Montessori Institure.

Ms. Jamie

Ms. Jamie is the Lead Pre-Primary teacher for Room 1. She has a decade of experience in the Montessori Method of Education. Previously she worked at Primary Montessori in Rockville, MD and has also worked at traditional preschools in the area. She joined GVMS in 2012 and was ecstatic to come back to the Montessori Method of education.

Ms. Marcela

Ms. Marcela is the Lead Pre-Primary teacher for Room 6. She started in GVMS in 2019. She is Lead teacher in another Montessori school in the Toddler program for over 10 years. She will be teaching Spanish in Pre-Primary rooms.

Ms. Maria

Our Assistant Teacher in Primary room 3, and she worked in montessori schools in Montgomery county and ran a family daycare before joining GVMS in 2019.

Ms. Julia

Our Assistant Teacher in Primary Room 5, and started in GVMS in 2018. Currently Ms. Julia is studying at Frederick Community College towards Early Childhood Education degree.

Ms. Sirisha

Our Assistant teacher in Pre-Primry Room 2, she starting at GVMS in 2018. She has a degree in Civil Engineering.

Ms. Hannah

Our After care Teacher and coordinator with over 17 years of experience in other preschools, before starting at GVMS in 2014.

Ms. Alka

Ms. Alka is our Office Manager who takes care of all administrative duties at the Front Desk. She has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and was an IT recruiter before joining GVMS in 2013. Ms. Alka lives in Villages of Urbana with her family and both her boys attended GVMS before going to Centerville Elem. school.