Toddler II

MONTESSORI EDUCATION FOR 18 MONTHS-3 YEAR OLDS

Class Overview

Toddler II Classroom

Our Toddler II Montessori program continues building on the Montessori Method with our students. We continue our work with language development and phonics, begin building fine motor skills to prepare for writing, dive into work sequences and offer potty training support and more.

  • Language Development and Phonics Exposure
  • Chapel, Art, Music and Physical Education
  • Fine Motor Development to Prepare for Writing
  • Practical Life Skills Development, Including Potty Training

Age Group: 18 Months – 3 Years Old
Class Size: 6-14 Children

Toddler II Class Educators

Sandy Poon

Lead Teacher, Toddler II

Sandy Poon

Lead Teacher, Toddler II

Sandy Poon is the Toddler II Lead Teacher and has been with MES since 2020.

Ms. Poon has worked in the childcare field for many years and holds an American Montessori Society (AMS) Certification. She continues to work on her Bachelor’s in Education.

Ms. Poon has 3 amazing children ranging from ages 6-20. She has been married for over 22 years and has been both a Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troop Leader. Ms. Poon is involved in her community and with her children’s activities. In her free time, she loves to read and go to the movies. Ms. Poon is passionate about teaching children and we are excited to have her join us this year!

Ms. Poon believes Maria Montessori was right when she said, “One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.

Meme Maldonado

Associate Teacher, Toddler II

Meme Maldonado

Associate Teacher, Toddler II

Meme Maldonado is the Toddler II Associate and has been with MES since 2020.

Ms. Maldonado grew up as the youngest of 5 siblings in the tiny town of Ozamiz, Philippines. She graduated with a B.S. in Secondary Education from Miami University. She began working with children as a volunteer at a Reading Camp. She has worked as a Primary School Teacher as well as an Assistant Montessori Teacher with toddlers through elementary.

Ms. Maldonado stays active with her husband by playing basketball and hiking. She also volunteers with the Special Olympics and loves interacting with the athletes and helping to fundraise for their events.

Emily Tran

Associate Teacher, Toddler II

Emily Tran

Associate Teacher, Toddler II

Emily Tran is the Toddler II Associate and has been with MES since 2021.

Ms. Tran is currently studying at North Central Texas College and plans to transfer to Texas Wesleyan University in the fall.  She is working on her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, grades 7-12. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as studying.  Her hobbies are arts/crafts, baking, and practicing the flute. 

“Being around kids makes me smile so much! I hope to gain more experience from my time here at MES in order to get a better understanding of a child’s intellectual, physical, and emotional development. I’m so excited to meet and create long-lasting bonds with each child and their parent(s). Thank you for letting me assist your child in building a solid foundation before they move on to their next chapter! I truly appreciate being able to positively impact their lives.”

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ABOUT US

Montessori Episcopal School is the only Christian Montessori school in Denton county.

We have been serving Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village toddlers through kindergartners for the past 50+ years.

OUR PROGRAMS

Montessori Episcopal School turns preschoolers into independent creative thinkers. Our programs have:

  • Individualized instruction on each child
  • Weekly library, art, PE and music
  • Biblical training through weekly chapel

OUR PROGRAMS

  • A focus on whole-child learning, including physical, education and spiritual development
  • A natural, maker-space playground and garden
  • Passionate, long-tenured teachers
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