Preschool 3

Mrs. Sheyla Guajardo and Ms. Clara Mitchell are the teacher and assistant in Preschool 3, a bilingual English-Spanish classroom. Both teachers speak both Spanish and English and lessons are provided in both languages. Their beautiful classroom is the newest preschool room at Atala. Meet our great Preschool 3 teachers!

Mrs. Sheyla Guajardo was born and raised in Honduras and came to South Florida nearly a decade ago. Since then, she has worked in Montessori preschools for 10 years and earned her AA in 2014. She also has her Montessori Early Childhood Credential. Mrs. Guajardo has worked in both toddler and preschool classrooms and for six years she worked as an assistant in the Spanish immersion preschool classroom. She is married to Jose and is mother to Isaac and Daniel, who both attend Atala. Mrs. Guajardo is one of four sisters—Marjorie, Jinie, and Allisson.  Mrs. Clara Mitchell was born and raised in Sweden. She moved to the US in 1994 and is fluent in both English and Swedish. She completed her AA at Miami Dade College and also has an Associate in Early Childhood Credential from the American Montessori Society. She has over 9 years of experience in a Montessori classroom including teaching and assisting in Pre-K and kindergarten classrooms, as well as Lower and Upper Elementary classrooms. She is married and has a son and she is a Scoutmaster Assistant, so she spends a lot her free time outdoors.