Head of School
Ms. Rozina Mohammad
Ms. Rozina Mohammad is the founder of Casa Dei Bambini Montessori Schools and has dedicated her life to the success of our future, reflected in today’s child. Her two innovative schools in the suburbs of Houston Texas reflect the pioneering spirit of Dr. Maria Montessori in imparting education to develop the whole child. She was awarded her certification with the American Montessori Society (AMS) in 2001. Additionally, she received both her Early Childhood Degree and Child Development Associates Degree, following which she has also established her Director Credentials with the Childcare Council of Greater Houston in 2008.
Ms. Rozina Mohammad has been selected as one of CKW LUXE’s Top 20 Impact Maker Awards honorees for 2020. Those honored with an Impact Maker award are humanitarians who are generous in their support of others, dedicated to improving lives and living conditions, and devoted to finding better ways of helping. They have made an achievement that has had a positive impact on some area of the arts, science, education, humanitarianism, or medicine within our community.
Ms. Gule Andrabi
Gule Andrabi is a Montessori educator with over 25 years of teaching and consulting experience. Her initial involvement began with her three kids who have gone through the Montessori system of education. She then acquired both Early Childhood (3 – 6 years) and Elementary (6 – 9 years) teaching credentials through American Montessori Society (AMS).
As a master teacher, she has mentored interns undergoing Montessori training and acted as an examiner. She has obtained her consultant certificate from Houston Montessori Center (HMC) and worked as a field consultant in the Greater Houston area. Additionally, she has completed her Child Care Administrator Credential Program. As a practicing Montessorian, Gule has helped set up home school environments for toddler and primary students, has conducted workshops overseas, and has written various articles on education. She is passionate about studying and spreading the Montessori Method of teaching, not just to students, but to parents, fellow educators and others interested in learning more about Montessori education.
As a caring member of the Houston community, Gule supports a number of diverse organizations in the area that promote issues facing underrepresented communities. She has served as a chair with Asians Against Domestic Abuse (AADA) and honorary chair with DAYA. She was a member of the President’s Circle in Development in Literacy (DIL). She has also served as a sponsorship chair for Indus Arts Council (IAC) and now serves on their Board as a Fundraising Chair. With her experience and expertise in education, Gule helps IAC in Urdu curriculum-building decisions and sharing ideas that promote the Urdu language nationally. She is also on the executive committee of Shifa Women’s Center and the advisory board of Kids’ Meals. She feels volunteering gives her a sense of purpose and connection to the community.
In 2022, Gule was named as one of CKW LUXE’s Top 20 Impact Maker Awards honorees with the Top 20 Mother-Daughter Impact Award, together with her daughter Sara Andrabi. The award honors humanitarians who are generous in their support of others, dedicated to improving lives and living conditions, and devoted to finding better ways of helping. The award was accompanied by a certificate of recognition from the 18th Congressional District of Texas, the City of Houston and the City of Sugar Land.
Head of Administration
Ms. Vijaya Thiagarajan
Ms. Vijaya Thiagarajan holds Bachelors degree in Accounting and Masters in Information Technology. This is her 8th year at Casa Dei Bambini Montessori Schools. She is the Head of Administration. She believes that “when you choose a job that you love, you will never have to work a day in your life”. She looks forward to meeting each of you and assisting you throughout this year, and many more to come.
Head of Finance
Ms. Lavanya is working as an administrative professional in Casa Dei Bambini Montessori. She has a bachelor’s degree in computer science engineering and Master’s in Business administration. Her daughter started as a toddler in a Montessori school back in 2014. While volunteering as room mom, and working closely with teachers, she learned that the most important part of education is not telling the child what to do but rather show them how to do it.
In addition to that she also got an opportunity this summer to teach STEM education.
She loves to learn every day and experience things. In her free time, she loves cooking, watching movies and hanging out with friends.
CDB MONTESSORI @ RIVERSTONE
20211 South University Blvd,
Missouri City , TX 77459
Phone : 281-261-CASA (2272)
CDB MONTESSORI @ TELFAIR
108 Telfair Central Blvd,
Sugar Land , TX 77479
Phone : 281-207-9700