Ana Maria grew up in Panama. She earned her degree in Science of Education and her first Montessori Certification by the Pan American Montessori Society (PAMS) before moving to Texas in 2003. Prior to coming to Montessori Community School in August 2012, she taught at The Hill Country Montessori School in Boerne, Texas and The Montessori Corner School at Princeton Meadows, New Jersey. In 2008, she earned her second certification by the American Montessori Society (AMS). She has been essential to facilitate our Dual Language Programs with her Spanish and Portuguese language skills. Thru out her career Ana Maria has been a guide to her Students, Colleagues and School Administrators, she is a natural leader and enjoys inspiring young and adults to follow the Montessori Method of education.