Montessori Beginnings Preschool and Childcare Team
'We are a family'
Owner / 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.'
Nazila Aelamolhoda 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.'
Laila (Lily) Noorbakhsh is the preschool teacher here at Montessori Beginnings. She came to our Centre with over 15 years of experience in early childhood education field. She attended the Maple Ridge collage where she received her ECEA certificate. Ms. Lily also has a Bachelor’s degree and a Media Design Diploma from BCIT.
Ms. Lily is married and a proud mother of one lovely daughter. Her hobbies include creating mix media arts, painting, biking, cooking and also making crafts with her kid. She is a professional freelance photographer, artist and art instructor. Her home studio is at Maple Ridge.
‘I really believe every child is like a precious gift to us. It’s our responsibility to raise them with lots of love and to guide them in the best ways towards their happiness and success. Kids like to play, and play is the greatest form of learning and I adopt this theory in my classrooms. Every child is a different flower, and altogether they make this world a beautiful garden.’
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.'