My Montessori has dedicated and certified Montessori teachers. Meet them all here!
Ms. Alicia DeGusto – Director
Alicia has been in the early childhood field for 20 years and in the past has been a lead teacher in a preschool classroom for 5 years. She has also been a Director of an after school program for 6 years. She graduated from Salem State College with a psychology degree and is currently achieving her masters degree in early childhood education from Salem State. Alicia is EEC certified in infant, toddler, and preschool lead teacher and is certified in both Director 1 and Director 2.
Alicia is a mother to a 24, 20 and 17 year old. She is passionate about early learning, especially enriching young minds through play and mindful experiences. In her free time, Alicia enjoys traveling with her kids and friends, working out, taking walks and spending time with her baby kitty Bindi!
Ms. Jungrim “Rim” Yea – Lead Montessori Teacher
Rim has been in the early childhood field for 10 years. She is EEC certified teacher for preschoolers and Master of Fine Arts (Painting and Drawing, LSU). She has studied Early Childhood Montessori teacher education AMS (American Montessori Society) at MI-NE (Montessori Institute New England) since July 2020 and is on track to finishing by June 2021. She has worked in the primary classroom in AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) Montessori school for 5 years as co-teacher and 2 years as lead teacher. She was in charge of children painting and drawing for 4 years at YMCA and taught adult painting and drawing classes at Braintree High School for 3 years.
Rim lives in Weymouth with her husband. Her son graduated Computer Engineering at U Mass Amherst and has been working as a Software Engineer since then. She owns an art studio and enjoy painting and teaching art ranging from preschool to high school.
Ms. Doubra – Lead Montessori Teacher
Ms. Emily Morf – Assistant Teacher
Emily graduated from Willamette University in 2020 and is starting her journey into early education at My Montessori. Emily attended Montessori programs as a young child and graduated from a Montessori high school. While in high school she worked as a child care provider for her school’s after school child care program.
From her personal experience within Montessori communities Emily developed an interest for the Montessori method and has joined the My Montessori team to continue to teach, learn and nurture within a Montessori space.
Emily lives in Arlington with her partner. She enjoys reading, going for walks and watching movies with friends.