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Montero Mari

Montero Mari

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Montero's work combines: Education, Travel, and Teaching / Mentoring

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Day In The Life

Preschool Teacher

I teach young children and provide parent education.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Child Development

    University of La Verne

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Preschool Teachers:

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Child Development

Graduate Degree: Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Associate's Degree

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Took ECE courses at a Junior College and discovered I really like the subject.

  • 2.

    I became a Site Supervisor in the Head Start program.

  • 3.

    I was hired as a Head Start teacher at age 19.

  • 4.

    I received my Bachelor of Science in Child Development.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Friends:

    Why are you still just a preschool teacher. Don't you want to teach Elementary?

  • How I responded:

    I was confident of the training and experience I had and wanted to pass on to others.