Preschool 1

PS 1

Preschool 1 Friends

Sra. Beatriz Scheff and Sra. Madai Williams are the teacher and assistant in Preschool 1, our Spanish immersion room. Children learn to read and write in Spanish alongside English. The transition between languages becomes seamless as the children progress. All our preschool students enjoy time on our playground. This is a uniquely natural space in which students explore the sandboxes, water table, and explore sidewalk chalk, painting, and other outdoor activities. Meet our awesome Preschool 1 teachers!

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Beatriz Bravo Scheff has taught in Montessori schools for 20 years. She is married to Rick (they are celebrating their 27th anniversary this year!), and they have two wonderful daughters, Erica and Sandra. Beatriz is from Colombia and has been living in the Redland area of Homestead for 18 years. “I have a Bachelors of Science from the University of Florida—GO GATORS!” She earned a National Montessori Staff Credential and a Montessori Director’s Credential. She enjoys teaching, traveling, nature, dancing, trying and learning new things, and getting together with friends and family. No hay mal que por bien no venga…y si se puede… You may contact Sra. Scheff at bscheff@atalamontessori.org.  Madai Williams has over 15 years of experience in a Montessori classroom. In addition to serving as the Preschool 1 Assistant, Mrs. Williams teaches Spanish to the Preschool 2 children twice a week. In her spare time, she bakes and decorates cakes for her “Sweet Violet” company.

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