Sunset Hills Montessori School

Reston Pre-School and Private Elementary 20th Anniversary. Sunset Hills Montessori School is nestled in the woods of Reston, on the edges of Lake Audubon and Lake Thoreau. We provide a peaceful school setting for children ages 18 months to 3rd grade.

Laura Romero (Sunset Club - Elementary)   Laura Romero joined the staff at Sunset Hills Montessori School in 2012 as our Elementary Assistant and Spanish Teacher. After a year of working with the students, learning about and falling in love with the Montessori method she decided to pursue further training at the Barrie Institute in Silver Spring, MD. While going to school and continuing to support the Lower El Classroom, Laura successfully completed the Lower Elementary Lead Teacher program. She now puts her skills and passion to good use every day as the Lower Elementary Lead Teacher.

Laura Romero (Sunset Club - Elementary)

 

Laura Romero joined the staff at Sunset Hills Montessori School in 2012 as our Elementary Assistant and Spanish Teacher. After a year of working with the students, learning about and falling in love with the Montessori method she decided to pursue further training at the Barrie Institute in Silver Spring, MD. While going to school and continuing to support the Lower El Classroom, Laura successfully completed the Lower Elementary Lead Teacher program. She now puts her skills and passion to good use every day as the Lower Elementary Lead Teacher.

Ana Martinez (Sunset Club Associate)

Ana Martinez (Sunset Club Associate)

Erin Cooper( Sunset Club Associate) Erin was born and raised in Chantilly, Virginia.  She got her degree in Music Performance from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.  Erin has been working with children for more years than she can count, from babysitting to community theatre.  She is looking forward to the challenge and excitement of learning more about the Montessori way.  SHMS staff and students gave me the warmest and sincerest welcome and I am so thankful to be a part of this wonderful family.  In her free time Erin enjoys singing, reading, crafting, being with her family, and spending time outdoors.  

Erin Cooper( Sunset Club Associate)

Erin was born and raised in Chantilly, Virginia.  She got her degree in Music Performance from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.  Erin has been working with children for more years than she can count, from babysitting to community theatre.  She is looking forward to the challenge and excitement of learning more about the Montessori way.  SHMS staff and students gave me the warmest and sincerest welcome and I am so thankful to be a part of this wonderful family.  In her free time Erin enjoys singing, reading, crafting, being with her family, and spending time outdoors.

 

Kisha Bailey (Sunset Club Associate)

Kisha Bailey (Sunset Club Associate)

Renata Iunes (Sunset Club Associate) Renata joined Sunset Hills Montessori school in the summer of 2017. She has been working with kids for the past 5 years and has loved every minute of it. Renata was born in São Paulo, Brazil and moved to the United States at the age of 5. She graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 2012 with a B.S. in Psychology and from George Mason University in 2017 with a M.Ed. in Elementary Education. She has a passion for working with children and loves being at SHMS.

Renata Iunes (Sunset Club Associate)

Renata joined Sunset Hills Montessori school in the summer of 2017. She has been working with kids for the past 5 years and has loved every minute of it. Renata was born in São Paulo, Brazil and moved to the United States at the age of 5. She graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 2012 with a B.S. in Psychology and from George Mason University in 2017 with a M.Ed. in Elementary Education. She has a passion for working with children and loves being at SHMS.

Kayla Cummings ( Sunset Club Associate) Kayla was born in Florida but has lived in Reston, Virginia since 1999. She graduated from South Lakes High School in 2015 and is currently attending George Mason University to pursue her degree in Early Childhood Education. Kayla has been working at SHMS since the summer of 2015 and really enjoys the community she has become a part of through the school. Kayla also feels lucky to be working at SHMS because it is has allowed her to fall in love with the teaching profession. Her favorite actives included spending time with her family, attending yoga classes, and going to the beach. 

Kayla Cummings ( Sunset Club Associate)

Kayla was born in Florida but has lived in Reston, Virginia since 1999. She graduated from South Lakes High School in 2015 and is currently attending George Mason University to pursue her degree in Early Childhood Education. Kayla has been working at SHMS since the summer of 2015 and really enjoys the community she has become a part of through the school. Kayla also feels lucky to be working at SHMS because it is has allowed her to fall in love with the teaching profession. Her favorite actives included spending time with her family, attending yoga classes, and going to the beach.