2600 Firewheel Dr., Flower Mound, TX 75028 | info@montessorischoolflowermound.com

Introduction of our Teachers in Flower Mound, TX

The Montessori Rainbow School & Childcare staff is fully trained and genuinely committed to the children at this school. We have Montessori certified teachers in each classroom, including Mrs. Hutto, with additional aides during the day. Most of our teacher aides do their Montessori teacher internship here as well.

Our after-school staff is comprised of education majors from nearby universities, thus ensuring that your child will have a very positive experience here. Unlike most daycares, our staff maintains longevity. Several of our teachers have at least seven years, and an average of 14 years, teaching experience.

Donna Hutto - Director/Certified Kindergarten Teacher

Donna Hutto - Montessori School Staff in Flower Mound, TX
Ms. Donna received her education at the University of Utah with 7 years of experience in banking/accounting before moving to this area in 1983. She continued her career in banking in Lewisville, Texas until 1988. Her first exposure to Montessori education came when she started working at her daughter's pre-school, the Country Day School in Flower Mound. She continued working until the birth of her second child in 1993. In 1994, she started Montessori Rainbow School & Childcare in her home. She received her Montessori Teacher certification from Montessori St. Nicholas in London, England. She completed her internship with Pat Botallico at the Agape School in Lewisville in 1997. Ms. Donna resides in Flower Mound with her husband & dog.

Russina Lee - Certified Montessori Teacher/Beginner Class Teacher

Russina Lee - Montessori School Staff in Flower Mound, TX
Ms. Russina grew up in the Ukraine. She has a B.S. and Masters degree in French language and Literature from Odessa State University in Russia where she taught elementary and middle school ages for 15 years. She joined M.R.S. in September 2005. She received her Montessori training from the North American Montessori Center and did her internship here at Montessori Rainbow School. Ms. Russina became an official U.S. citizen in January 2012. She is a member of the International Montessori Council. Russina is married and lives with her husband and two daughters in Lewisville.

Rosa Garcia - Director of Nutrition Service

Ms. Rosa was born in Mexico City and has lived in Lewisville most of her life. She graduated from Lewisville High School and attended North Lake Community College. She worked as a nanny for many years, a job she loved. Ms. Rosa is married with three children; her son Alex is in Middle School and two daughters, Sofia and Mia who are both in Elementry School. Ms. Rosa loves children and enjoys preparing nutritious lunches for our students.

Carmen Mendonca - Lead Infant Teacher

Carmen Mendonca - Montessori School Staff in Flower Mound, TX
Ms. Carmen was born in Venezuela and has been living in Lewisville since 1995. She has two children, one in high school and one in college at Stephen F Austin university. As well as a parent Ms. Carmen has been a caregiver of children since 1997, including but not limited to, joining MRS in 2008. She is glad to be back in the position of loving and nurturing our infants!

Panadda Flessner - AM Beginner Class Aide/PM Beginner Teacher

Panadda Flessner - Montessori School Staff in Flower Mound, TX
Ms. Panadda was born and grew up in Thailand as the youngest daughter in her family. She has a batchelors degree in Political Science from Prince of Songkha University in Thailand. She has previously worked at Korean Air in Phuket station, Thiland for 5 years & she also worked in an in home child care in Carrollton, before coming to MRS. She is married and lives in Lewisville with her Husband and their young son, who attends MRS. She has really enjoyed learning all levels of the Montessori education.

Dani Ramirez-AM Toddler Class Aide/PM Toddler Teacher


Elizabeth Sullivan - Kinder Class Aide/Lead Afterschool Teacher

Elizabeth Sullivan - Montessori School Staff in Flower Mound, TX

Rose Cisnerso - Infant Teacher

Rose Cisneros - Montessori School Staff in Flower Mound, TX
To learn more about our excellent staff call 972-539-9333.