Nanette Cenaruzabeitia was born in Salt Lake City and has lived here all her life. Her husband, Felix, has recently retired. Nanette has three children who also live in Salt Lake City. Jim is a pharmacy technician, Maria is working in medical billing, and Alecia who graduated from Westminster College. All three of her children attended Montessori schools – Alecia was one of the first elementary school students at Montessori Community School when it was known as Tenth East. In her free time, Nanette likes to read murder mysteries with mayhem! She also enjoys spending time with her family. Nanette was trained and certified in Montessori at the Early Childhood level in 1983 from Little Way Montessori in Washington State and completed her Infant and Toddler certification through the Institute for Guided Studies. She enjoys working with children and hopes to do so for many years to come! Little known fact about Nanette: Her maiden name is Fenn.
Originally from Minnesota, Alyssa has been living in Salt Lake City for six and a half years. She studied at the University of Utah, where she attained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Costume Design, and has been putting it to good use through her work at the theater for the past five years. She came to work at MCS through former Toddler teacher Alia Boyle, and her part-time position evolved into a full-time job soon thereafter. In her free time Alyssa loves to knit and design knitwear, dance, hike and explore in nature. Two little known facts about Alyssa: she can wiggle her ears, and she once climbed Salt Lake's Mt. Olympus in a wedding dress!