Andy Nazzal, Music Specialist
Charlie DeVore, Co-Teacher
I am Charlie DeVore. I’ve been working with children for 15 years. I took the Montessori training in 2009 and I am very passionate about the approach. I have one child who attends Montessori. We love to hike, swim and travel.
Chiti Kompella, Lead Teacher
My name is Chiti Kompella. I went to a Montessori school for my early childhood education and later received my Bachelor’s degree in Business while in India. I took the Montessori certification in early childhood in 2005 from MEIPN, Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest which is accredited by the American Montessori Society and been passionately teaching ever since. My husband and I have three children and together we love travelling to new destinations around the world and hiking in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I also enjoy performing Indian classical dance form called Kathak, Indian folk dances from various regions, and practicing yoga.
Lily Jing, Chinese Teacher
My name is Lily Jing, I was born and brought up in China. I have been a teacher for 19 years. I took my Montessori training in Beijing, China in the year 2012 and have been a Montessori teacher since then. I am fond of children and enjoy teaching early childhood. I am currently teaching Chinese at Eyas and I feel fortunate to be able to share Chinese culture with the students at Eyas.
Jackie Dealy, Lead Teacher
My name is Jackie Dealy. I was introduced to Montessori while still in high school as an afternoon helper. After graduation, I worked full time assisting in the classroom while completing my Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Washington in 2006. I then completed my Early Childhood Credential though the Montessori Education Institution of the Pacific Northwest (MEIPN) in 2008.