ABOUT MS. ROSE
Ms. Rosemary Jones, aka Ms. Rose, has been a Lower Elementary Lead at DGM since 2004. She holds a B.S. In Child Development, an Elementary Montessori teaching certificate and is Arizona State Certified. She, like her Montessori students, is a life-long learner and can be found at many training sessions, Montessori conferences, and local workshops. She has three talented, beautiful daughters and seven amazing grandchildren, all of whom have been DGM students! She loves the outdoors, reading, and spending time with her family.
ABOUT MS. ALYSSA
Ms. Alyssa Slominksi and her son, Davis, are happy to be returning to Desert Garden Montessori to continue their Montessori journey together. Ms. Alyssa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from San Francisco State University. After teaching English in Japan and rural areas of Rajasthan, India, she moved back to the US to pursue her Montessori education. Ms. Alyssa completed her Lower Elementary Montessori training at SMCC in Chandler and has been working in the elementary environment for 13 years. She enjoys family beach vacations and hiking in the Sequoia redwoods. She loves helping children find their passion and nurture their independence and compassion.