Telfair – Toddler Staff

Our Staff


Lead Teacher

Ms. Alexandra Dravis

Ms. Alexandra Dravis is a graduate of Houston Baptist University where she earned a BS in Education and English. She began her education journey in the High School classroom teaching 11 th grade American Literature. She has a sister who has been a Montessori teacher in the Elementary environment and shared her love of the Montessori way. This inspired Ms. Alex to learn more about Montessori education for her own children. She and her husband, Matthew, now send all 5 of them to Casa Dei Bambini. Through her children she has discovered a passion for all things Montessori. She is thrilled to be at Casa as a Toddler Lead Guide.

“If we touch children, we touch humanity” ~Maria Montessori

Lead Teacher

Ms. Nasira Ali

Nasira Ali has worked with Casa Dei Bambini for three years. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from St. Josephs College. Along with that, she attained her Primary Montessori Credentials from Association Montessori International (AMI). After working in the field for a while, Nasira wished to pursue another credential in Infant and Toddlers through American Montessori Society (AMS). Nasira focuses on individualizing care to each child’s needs and strives to form a productive, stimulating and fun Montessori experience. She loves working with children and believes in developing a positive attitude towards school and learning.

Lead Teacher

Ms. Semira Ghesani

Semira Ghesani has been a teacher at Casa Dei Bambini for 10 years, and has a total of 16 years of experience in working with young children. She is passionate about working and interacting with children, and believes that her role as a Montessori teacher is both a wonderful opportunity and important responsibility. Ms. Ghesani loves teaching and nurturing our youngest minds, and watching children grow into capable human beings because of the choices they are allowed to make. Her greatest satisfaction is knowing that she made a difference in your child’s life. Ms. Ghesani holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Teaching Credential from the American Montessori Society Infant/Toddler Program. She continues professional development to ensure that your child receives the benefits of the latest knowledge, pedagogy, and practice in Early Childhood Development.

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Parveen Jamal

Toddler Aftercare Lead

Ms. Manizeh Motani

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For 2022 – 23 School Year


20211 South University Blvd,
Missouri City , TX 77459
Phone : 281-261-CASA (2272)


108 Telfair Central Blvd,
Sugar Land , TX 77479
Phone : 281-207-9700