Our Faculty

The faculty at Butterfly Progressive Montessori Preschool is both committed and dedicated to creating a holistic blended program for our students.  All the teachers are trained in Early Childhood Education and Montessori Education. 

Our Staff @McKay:
Ms. Shumaila Legahri – Head Teacher with over 20 years of experience working at Butterfly. (Montessori & ECE)
Ms. Doris Lau – Our former student teacher, who has recently graduated from ECE and Montessori programs, and will be joining us in September 2018. She is caring, reliable and very good with children. (Montessori & ECE)
Ms. Nancy Hayashi –  Parti-time teacher with many years of experience in the early childhood education. (ECE)
Ms. Gabriela Moutal – Dance and Movement teacher who comes on every Wednesday.

Our Staff @Brighouse:
Ms. Phoebe Su – Lead Teacher. Has over 8 years of experience in early childhood education. She is also a private piano instructor and she used to be a dance instructor. (Montessori & ECE)
Ms. Joyce Kao – Has over 7 years of experience in the early childhood education field. (Montessori & ECE)
Ms. Ally Tan – Has over 2 years of experience in the early childhood education field.  (Montessori & ECE)
Ms. Gabriela Moutal – Dance and Movement teacher who comes on every Thursday.

Administrator/Principal:
Ms. Theresa Lee – Over 9 years of experience in early childhood education.

All the staff hold current First Aid/CPR certificates and Criminal Record Checks.

Our teachers are required to attend regular training sessions and workshops to ensure we are completely up-to-date on all aspects of Early Childhood Education and Montessori training.




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