School Staff

The Director and lead teacher, Rachel Wilcox

Rachel has worked with children ages 2 to 6 for the last 23 years. She received her degree from Louisiana State University in 1992 and her Montessori training from the National Center for Montessori Education (NCME) in San Diego, California in 1995. NCME has recently merged with American Montessori Society or AMS. Rachel worked in a variety of early childhood positions in San Diego over a 12 year period. She worked as a lead teacher at The Montessori School of San Diego, she was Assistant Preschool Director and curriculum instructor at Horizon Christian Preschool in Rancho Santa Fe and lead teacher and Preschool Director at Chabad Hebrew Academy Preschool in San Diego. She has also worked as a Montessori consultant to schools helping to develop curriculum and programs.

Rachel is a member of the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Louisiana Montessori Association (LMA). She feels extremely blessed to be operating her own school and sharing her love of Montessori and early childhood development with the families here. Rachel is a Louisiana Native who is happy to be back home. When she is not enjoying her home away from home in San Diego, she lives in Mandeville with her daughter, a Montessori child.

Lead teacher, Allison Bradbury

Allison has been enjoying a career in early childhood education since 1992. She  has taught the Montessori method since 1995. She was trained and received a diploma from the Montessori World Educational Institute in Hammond, Louisiana. She also completed a home study program as well. She has been part of the Lakeview Maria Montessori Preschool family since the schools beginning in 2006.  She has a great love for educating young children and helping them to be the best that they can be. She is involved with the Louisiana Montessori Association and visits Montessori schools yearly with Rachel. She is married and the proud parent of a son and daughter, both collage graduates.