Meet Our Staff at Eden Prairie Montessori South!


Ms Shyami – Casa Lead Guide

Shyami started at Eden Prairie Montessori North in November of 2003. She holds a Montessori Diploma from Havelock Gardens Training Center for the Montessori Method in Sri Lanka, as well as a Preschool Education Diploma and a Bachelor’s of Science degree. With over 30 years of experience working with children, you can trust that your little one is in good and loving hands. She was the well-loved lead Infant teacher at our North location for 10 years and decided it was time to get back into a preschool classroom.

Fun Fact: Shyami loves to travel and has been such areas as the UK, Thailand, Singapore, the Maldives Islands and the United Arab Emirates (among others)!

Ms Shalonda Casa Assistant Teacher

Bio and Picture coming soon!



Ms Neelia – Lead Toddler Guide

Neelia has been with us since June of 2010 and holds a AMI Montessori Teacher Diploma from Sri Lanka. She has been a Preschool Teacher in Montessori schools for over 16 years. She is married with 3 grown children of her own. In addition to teaching, Neelia enjoys many crafts such as sewing, painting and flower arranging, as well as cooking.

Fun Fact: Neelia enjoys doing charity work and has a special love of working with disadvantaged children.


The Nido

Ms Cheryl – Lead Nido Guide

Bio and picture coming soon!

Ms Amelia – Nido Assistant Teacher

Bio and picture coming soon!



Ms Lisa – Director

Bio and picture coming soon!

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Eden Prairie Montessori North  |   7455 Market Place Dr.,  Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Opening Fall 2017  |   Eden Prairie Montessori South  |   8098 Glen Lane,  Eden Prairie, MN 55344