Teachers

Lead Teacher - Ofelia Rodriguez
MATERNAL 1

Originally from Mexico.

At this moment I am studying to get my CDA in early education. Proudly have been working with children for ten years. This will be my third year at Miró!

My favorite thing about teaching is seeing the great ability to learn that they have, as well as seeing them smile, and feeling their hugs full of love. “ 

“The goal I have for myself as a teacher assistant is to teach and leave a positive memory forever. “ 

Teacher’s assistant: Selena Beltran
MATERNAL 1

Originally from Yuma. AZ.

I have worked with children for four years now.

“I love hearing the things they say as they learn, it is amazing to see the change in them from the first day of school to the last day of school. “

Lead Teacher - Beatriz Sequeira
MATERNAL 2

Born in Sonora, Mexico.

I Have been working with children for five years. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education from Mexico.

“My favorite part of teaching is seeing the children smile and seeing how day by day they grow as individuals. “ 

“My mission as a teacher is to create a positive change in each and every one of my students, by providing a safe and fun environment. To create a learning method that adapts to each individual student’s needs.”

Teacher’s assistant: Nancy Resendiz
MATERNAL 2

Hello, my name is Nancy Resendiz and I work with the toddlers here at Miró International Preschool. I just graduated from Westwood High School in 2019 and I am planning to attended college in the fall. Throughout my life I have dedicated a lot of my time to taking care of children and I must say I enjoy every minute of it.  I have two years of experience in childcare starting off as a nanny. This will be my first year at Miró, but my second working in the Summer program, I am very happy to be part of this preschool’s family.

 

Lead Teacher - Marielys Mujica
JR. PRESCHOOL 1

Originally from Venezuela, I have a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Dr. Rafael Belloso Chacin University in Maracaibo, Venezuela. This will be my second year working in Miró.

What I love about working with children is the share and teach them new things.

Prior to working at Miró, I worked in Social Communications.

My mission as a teacher is to give them more knowledge, while giving them respect, and lots of love.

Teacher’s assistant: Carmen Herrera
JR. PRESCHOOL 1

Born in Venezuela.

Graduated with a bachelor’s degree specialized in preschool education in Venezuela.  I have been working as a teacher for 15 years, and this will be my first at Miró as teacher assistant.

“What I love most about teaching is that every day you learn something new,

My goal as a teacher is to make a positive change any way possible.

Lead Teacher - Lina Morales
JR. PRESCHOOL 2

Originally from Colombia.

I have a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Proudly have been working with children for eight years. I have a 5 years old daughter and I am very excited to be part of this amazing preschool!

“I would like to be thought of as a teacher and person, that helped her students grow in all ways possible.”

Teacher’s assistant: Elizabeth Torres
JR. PRESCHOOL 2

Originally from Phoenix, AZ. This will be my third year as a teacher assistant, but my first at Miró. I have always loved working with children. “What I love most about children is their laugh, it warms my heart.  My mission is to teach our children in the best way possible.”

Lead Teacher - Reyna Valenzuela
PRESCHOOL 1

Hi, I am Reyna Valenzuela and I teach alongside Ms. Mariana in the 3 years old classroom. This is my second-year teaching at Miró International Preschool, and I am excited to play and learn with the three years old! I grew up in Mexico and I have a degree in Early Childhood Education from University of Monterey; I feel very privileged to be joining this amazing team of teachers and to facilitate growth and learning for the children.

Teacher’s assistant: Mariana
PRESCHOOL 1

I am Ms. Mariana, I’m from Venezuela and this will be my first year at Miró, I will be working with Maestra Reyna and I can’t wait to spend a wonderful year with your child. I am a Lawyer, but after spending 2 years working in a Law firm in my Country, I realize that my passion is to work with littler ones!

I will try to bring patience and joy to the classroom, and I am very passionate about helping children grow and learn.

Lead Teacher - Carolina Jana
PRESCHOOL 2

I am originally from Chile.

This is my second year working at Miró. I have a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and a Master in Bilingual Education.

I have passion for early learning, especially enriching young minds through play and mindful experiences. In my free time I enjoy traveling, reading, and enjoying life with my husband and children!

“I believe all kids deserve to have a safe educational environment to learn and grow in. We strive every day to provide a lasting education in each child that comes through teaching in Spanish. “

Teacher’s Assistant: Araceli Soto
PRESCHOOL 2

This is Araceli’s second year at Miró. She is originally from Mexico. Araceli has been working with children for seven years. She brings patience and joy to the classroom and is very passionate about helping children grow and learn. Araceli has three children. In her free time she loves to cook!

My favorite thing about teaching is seeing how kind and gentle they are, as well as seeing them grow.”

“The goal I have for myself as a teacher assistant is to provide every student with an education full of love”

Lead Teacher - Amanda Valero
Jr. Kinder 1

I was born and raised in Merida, Venezuela. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education from La Universidad Nacional Experimental Simon Rodriguez. This will be my second year at Miró and my first as a Jr. Kinder teacher. After spending eight years teaching the preschool class in Venezuela, I was excited to expand my role at Miró International Preschool, as a Spanish teacher to the little ones of the school! Together with a team of amazing and creative teachers, I am committed to providing your family with a loving and developmentally sound foundation for a lifetime of learning. At Miró International Preschool, we know that play is a child’s most important work, and we strive to create and maintain an environment where your child can grow and thrive while exploring the world around them. Thank you for sharing your precious children with us!

Maria Clemente - Lead Teacher Jr. Kinder 2

I was born and raised in Spain. In 2016, I transitioned over to Miró International Preschool becoming a founding staff member. I have over 11 years of experience working with children in a classroom.  I have a CDA from Paradise Valley Community College; at this moment I’m working toward my Associates in Early Childhood Education. My goal is to continue growing as a professional to give the children at the best possible learning experiences that will help them develop and get ready not only for kindergarten but for life.

“My goal as a teacher is to give them the love and attention they need, while they learn. To always motivate them to be better.”

Andrea Resendiz
School Coordinator

Born in Mexico City, Mexico

Prior to working at Miró, I was working as a Medical Assistant at a Women’s Clinic/OB. I have a one-year old son whom I love more than anything in my life.

“Working with children is amazing, you build a bond with each student as well as with their families. They are the future of this world, and it is up to us, the people who surround them to teach to be the best they can.”

My goal is to make a positive impact in the life of each student, as well as in their families.