Meet Coral Springs Montessori School Team



Meet Our Montessori Teachers

Judith Arrieta Montessori Teacher

Judith Arrieta

(Lead Teacher - Red Door )

Judith Arrieta studied Computer Science at the Universidad Incca de Colombia and was certified as a Montessori Teacher for ages 3-6 through the American Montessori Society in 2006. Judith worked at Redeemer Montessori School in Dallas, Texas for 8 years before moving to South Florida and joining our team in August 2015 as lead teacher in Red Door.


Marcela Otero Montessori Teacher

Marcela Otero

(Lead Teacher - Green Door )

Marcela Otero has had her National Child Development Associate (CDA) since 2012. She was certified as a Montessori teacher for ages 3-6 through the American Montessori Society in 2013. Marcela started working at CSM as the assistant in Green Door in 2006 and became the lead teacher in Green Door in 2013. Marcela is working on her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education.


Miss Maria Montessori Teacher

Miss Maria

(Lead Teacher - Blue Door )

Miss Maria graduated from UBA (Universidad de Buenos Aires) in Argentina as a Lawyer in 2001. She started working for Montessori Academy of Pembroke Pines in 2008 - 2009 she obtained her Montessori Early Childhood accreditation from the American Montessori Association. In 2009 she moved to Von Wedel Montessori. Miss Maria is Blue Door lead teacher.


Ophelia Mladenovic Montessori Teacher

Ophelia Mladenovic

(Teacher - Blue Door )

Ophelia Mladenovic has worked on and off in the field of Early Childhood since 1998. She returned to CSM in 2011 Ophelia has her Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC).


Gracia Dobbins

Gracia Dobbins

(Front End Receptionist )

Gracia Dobbins attended the Margarita Cabrera in Lima, Peru where she earned her Bilingual Secretarial Degree. She started working at CSM as a substitute teacher in 2007. Gracia has been our Front End Receptionist since July 2014.


Teresa Seer

Teresa Seer

(Assistant - Yellow Door )

Teresa Seer started working at CSM in 2007. She took a couple of years off during which time she continued to work here as a substitute. She was welcomed back in 2011 and returned full-time as the Assistant in Yellow Door. Teresa has completed the 45 hours of training for Early Childhood teachers in Florida.


Jessica Barr

Jessica Barr

(Assistant - Green Door )

Jessica Barr has had her Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) since 2012. She has worked at CSM since 2007, starting off part-time in aftercare. Jessica has been the assistant in Green Door since 2012


Niomar Murphy

Niomar Murphy

(Assistant - Red Door )

Niomar Murphy is our Red Door assistant teacher. She has worked in education for 5 years. She has her B.A. in humanities and English and has her state 45 hours.