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Patricia de Leon, M.A. - IB Diploma Program Coordinator, Secondary Montessori Guide, Mathematics and Spanish -This will be Patty's 5th year at NewGate and and her 25th year in education. She came to us from Leon, Mexico where she served as the Director of the Comunidad de Adolescentes Montessori, a Montessori middle school affiliated with our sister school, Colegio Montessori Chiaravalle in Leon. She is a Montessori secondary educator (specializing in Mathematics and Science), and is an experienced IB Diploma Program Coordinator and instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science. She holds a Master's Degree in Education and Counseling from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from the Facultad de Ciencias Físico-Matemáticas at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon. She also completed the North American Montessori Teachers' Association Montessori Orientation for Adolescent Studies.
rowing up as a Montessori child in Mexico shaped much of my life and gave me a great passion to teach. Learning with the beautiful and precise Montessori materials led me to become fascinated with the language of mathematics and geometry, and, as I watched older students discover them as I had, I discovered a […]