MRA Teachers & Staff

Who We Are

Education and care is provided by Montessori certified or trained teachers who are CPR certified, have years of classroom experience, and receive ongoing training.


meet the faces of

Montessori Reggio Academy

Mra Sugarland Team

I truly enjoy being a part of a child’s early development, watching them learn and grow is beautiful to behold.

Meet Miss Alessandra Norred!

Pre-Primary Teacher

Meet Miss Alessandra Norred!

  • She has over 13 years of experience in Childhood Education, both in the US and Brazil where she has worked with both infants and toddlers.
  • She is a mother to a beautiful 25 year old who is making her own dreams come true!
  • Her hobbies are Zumba dancing, traveling with family and all things Disney!

Mra Sugarland Team

She is excited to capture all the beautiful moments of our students’ journey at MRA .

Ms. Lidia Herrera

Social Media & Marketing Specialist

Meet Miss Lidia!

  • She graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications & Spanish.
  • She has experience as a content creator, journalist, blogger, photographer, & marketing coordinator.
  • She is trilingual but hopes to learn many more languages & put them to use as she travels the world.
  • Focus:
    • To capture our student’s growth at MRA.
    • To showcase MRA’s core values of respect, responsibility, and community/diversity & inclusion.

Mra Sugarland Team

“Together we are committed to provide a loving and developmentally appropriate foundation for a lifetime of learning.”

Ms. Zohra Sachwani

Primary 1 Teacher

Meet Ms. Zohra Sachwani

  • Has a Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from the Houston Community College
  • She believes children need someone to love, care, and educate them.
  • Has over 9 years in Early Childhood Education.
  • She loves working with children and making sure that they grow and learn through play each day in a safe and happy environment to stimulate the physical, intellectual , social and emotional growth at their own pace.

Mra Sugarland Team

“I just joined Montessori Reggio Academy and I am excited to be part of the MRA family!”

Ms. Peace Eleyae

Primary 2 Teacher

Meet Ms. Peace Eleyae

  • Has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art (English) Education and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
  • Has 32 years experience in Early Childhood Education.
    • -Montessori School for 5 years
    • -Child Care Development Center for 4 years
    • -Had registered & operated a family child care for 15 years.
  • Married with 3 children, a son in-law, & a 4 month old grandson.
  • Proud to be Montessori certified

Mra Sugarland Team

“I vision myself inspiring our students and colleagues to be the better version of themselves.”

Alma Matthews


Meet Alma Matthews

  • Has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.
  • Has years of experience in teaching Special Education and Early Childhood Education.
  • Has years of experience in Human Resources Administration.
  • Aims to provide a positive and safe environment for the children.

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