Staff

Sarah Ludwig-Ross

Sarah Ludwig-Ross

Founder & Head of School

Sarah, born in Dowagiac, Michigan, made the Dominican Republic her home in 2001.  She has a Master’s Degree in Curriculum & Development from Michigan State University and is a certified AMS Montessori teacher. Sarah has worked in the … Read More

Rachel Haslett, Administrative Director

Rachel Haslett

Administrative Director

Rachel spent most of her childhood in Latin America, both Venezuela and the Dominican Republic.  She volunteered as an art teacher in primary schools both in Dominican Republic as well as in Tanzania, where she studied abroad for a … Read More

Adeline

Adeline Bertin

Administrative Assistant

Adeline was born in France, and spent all her first ten years travelling with her family between French Polynesia and Africa. In 2007 she obtained her Bachelor of Medical and Social Science. Adeline is passionate of traveling and doing … Read More

Patty Anton

Patty Anton

Lead Montessori Guide (Elementary)

Born in Italy, Patty spent a large portion of her life traveling with her family before settling down in Michigan to raise her own family. She received a B.S. degree from Central Michigan University, AMS Certification for ages 6-12, and has … Read More

Farah St-Juste Classroom Assistant (Elementary)

Farah St-Juste

Classroom Assistant (Elementary)

Farah was born and raised in Haiti. She graduated from high school and subsequently studied English. Previously, Farah was a volunteer as a Classroom Assistant . She is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Creole. … Read More

Gina

Gina Andrade

Lead Montessori Guide (Primary)

Gina Andrade was born in a small town north of San Francisco, California, and her family is from Colombia. Through her family Gina learned to speak both Spanish and English. She has been travelled to the Dominican Republic for four years … Read More

Aurelky

Aurelky Almarante

Classroom Assistant (Primary)

Aurelky Rosario Almarante is originally from Mocha, and moved to La Cienaga when was young.  She works in the Primary classroom and is the mother to two lovely daughters who attend 3 Mariposas Montessori. Aurelky loves working with … Read More

Yugery

Yugeiry Quiñones Martines

English Speaking Classroom Assistant (Primary)

Yugeiry Quiñones Martines was born in a small town, but grew up in the city of Santo Domingo.  Her mother worked for the Crusada Por America Foundation, and Yugeiry had the unusual experience of volunteering (and later working) for this … Read More

Jenny Martinez Lead Montessori Guide (El Nido)

Yenny Martinez Vera

 Lead Montessori Guide (El Nido)

Yenny was born in Puerto Plata and finished her high school education in La Ciénaga, Cabarete, where she lives. She began with 3MM in October 2012. Since then she has received Montessori training and is now a certified Montessori teacher. … Read More

Carolina Ozorio Montessori Guide (El Nido)

Carolina Ozoria 

Montessori Guide (El Nido)

Carolina is known for her smile around 3MM! Since joining 3MM, she has graduated from high school and has completed two intensive summer trainings on the Montessori method in the infant, toddler, and two year-old environment. Carolina … Read More

Yoelis Martinez, Cook

Yoelis Cid Martinez

Cook

Yoelis makes the entire building smell delicious! That’s because Yoelis spends most of her time in the kitchen preparing snack and lunch with the children. (Learn more about our Free Lunch Program.)  Yoelis’s son, Frank Luis, is a … Read More