Ms. Marissa Parker was born and raised in San Jose, CA. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development and is in the process of pursuing her Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Technology.
She began her career at Montessori School of Silicon Valley in 2018. Over the course of a year she gained a deep interest in the Montessori philosophy, and is currently taking classes at the Montessori Teacher Education Center to help further her knowledge of the Montessori Method.
In 2019, she was promoted to the Enrollment Coordinator at Main Street Montessori School, and is dedicated to making sure every family has a positive experience at the school.
For 7 years prior to being at MSOSV, she worked with children from ages 6 months to 12 years in various settings, including childcare, elementary schools and community centers.
Ms. Marissa loves being a teacher and part of the school community. Her love for education stems from working with children hands on, allowing her to make a difference in the lives of her students and shape the world around them. She truly believes in investing in the children in her community and giving them the tools they need to reach their highest potential.
In Ms. Marissa’s spare time she likes to travel, use her creative brain and spend time with her husband and dogs.
Ms. Joy was born in Manila, Philippines. She has been married for 15 years and is blessed to have a daughter. In 2006, she moved to San Jose, California.
Ms. Joy began her career at Montessori School of Silicon Valley in 2015. Working with children in Montessori philosophy has inspired and developed her desire to know more about Montessori. She is currently completing her Practicum Program through the Montessori Teacher Education Center here in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ms. Joy’s favorite thing about being a teacher is seeing the children grow and learn under her care as well as knowing that what they have learned in school is being shared with their family at home.
Ms. Joy enjoys singing and dancing in her free time.