Learn more about the staff at Tawa Montessori
DIRECTOR – Ms. Takhar, B. Ed.
Ms. Takhar is Tawa Montessori’s Director. She was awarded her Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Alberta in 2001. Ms. Takhar is certified as a Child Development Supervisor from Alberta Human Services. She has 13 years of experience teaching with both the Edmonton Public School Board and Calgary Board of Education. Most of her teaching career has been in Kindergarten. Ms. Takhar brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Tawa Montessori’s program. She helps harmonize the triangular relationship between child, learning centre and parent by ensuring the entire team is working together to create the best environment for each child to thrive in.
Rose Arnold is Tawa Montessori’s Assistant Director and qualified Montessori Teacher. She was awarded her Montessori Diploma from Good Shepherd Maria Montessori Training Centre in 1996. Rose spent 10 years at this training centre as an assistant lecturer. She continued her education and received her Child Psychology Diploma, with honours, in 2003. Rose was certified as a Child Development Supervisor from Alberta Human Services in 2010. She has been teaching at Tawa Montessori since 2009 and is well loved by all the children who attend the program. Her amazing rapport with children coupled with her educational training makes Rose a great leader at the Centre.
Priyanka Kolugala is Tawa Montessori’s Out of School Care Teacher. She was awarded her Diploma in Montessori Education in 2009. Priyanka was certified as a Child Development Worker from Alberta Human Services in 2016. With her passion for teaching she has created many great learning opportunities for her students. The children enjoy the activities, Priyanka prepares for them that align with the children’s interests. Her respect for the children has created a wonderful environment for the children to learn and grown in.
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