Montessori Beginnings Preschool and Childcare Team
'We are a family'
Director / ECE Specialist
Parvar Rahbari is the owner and an ECE Specialist here at Montessori Beginnings. Ms. Parvar has more than 30 years of experience in the field of education and she holds a Master's degree as well as a Bachelor's degree in Persian Literature and Language Education.
Ms. Parvar also attended Ridge Meadow College where she received her Full Early Childhood Education degree in 2018.
Ms. Parvar adores teaching and loves to use her knowledge of early childhood teaching methods and techniques to help shape our nation’s youth. She offers a vibrant, friendly and nurturing personality that is the perfect fit for managing and directing our lovely centre.
'If you are looking for a team to help your angels make the hard transition from home into the exciting world of learning, we are the early childhood educators for you. I’m available to chat anytime; simply call the number listed above. I can’t wait to hear from you.'
Madam Nazila is the French teacher for preschoolers here at Montessori Beginning childcare. She has the Montessori Teacher Assistant certificate and ECEA . Her training in French started at a young age in a French school in Iran where all her teachers were from France .
Madam Nazila is passionate about teaching French and she makes sure to design her sessions so that the students can learn in a fun and creative way. She started to work with children in 2011 as a substitute and French teacher. Before teaching French she used to work as a scientist. She is a trained chemist and worked in industrial chemistry for 10 years. During the years she was not working, she was a stay-at-home-mom and enjoyed raising her two children. She is the proud mom of a grown son and a daughter .
'I love working with these little friends. They are very sweet and lovely. My classes build a strong foundation for these young minds and my goal is to make children ready to go to French Immersion if their parents want to send them.'
Ms. Zinat Jalalikondori (Ms. Zizi) is the preschool teacher here in Montessori Beginnings and she holds an Early Childhood Education (ECE) degree. She also has a Bachelor's degree in Preschool and Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in counseling.
Ms. Zizi has over 20 years of experience in the education space, 10 years of experience as a counselor and 4 years experience as a preschool teacher. She is also the proud mom of two amazing young women!
'In my opinion, children are treasures and every one of them is
unique in their own way. With love and patience, they can be helped to become the best of themselves. Everyday is a new day to not only teach different life skills to children, but also to learn from them. I try to make the class a fun and enjoyable place for kids so they can learn through playing. I am so excited to be a part of such a great team in Montessori Beginnings preschool.'
Iris Choi is the daycare teacher here at Montessori Beginnings Childcare. Iris graduated from Sprott Show Collage in May 2017. She studied Early Childhood Education.
Ms. Iris finds the words that best describe a child are: 'Love, Precious, Gift.'
Throughout her life she has dedicated a lot of time to taking care of children and she passionately enjoys every moment that she spends with them. Ms. Iris has eight years of experience in childcare including baby-sitting, church teacher and team leader for young generation, and staff in daycare.
'I Believe that every child is special, unique and deserves love. And I strive every day to provide the best day for each child through this center and through us. I feel very proud and lucky to be a part of such a great team in Montessori Beginnings.'
Ms. Monika started playing the piano when she was 9. Her journey had a lot of ups and downs, but she was already a great pianist by the age of 18 and started to teach Orff music to kids. After several years of experience, she started teaching piano. Ms. Monika also holds a bachelor's degree in Chemistry.
'I have never stopped learning! I got a music teaching certificate in my country and lead a kids' Orchestra in Iran. After immigration, I got an RCM certificate here and now I teach music in the BCCA school and Montessori Beginnings. Teaching music to kids combines my love for teaching young minds and love for music together! My other passions are yoga, swimming, and traveling'