Shirani Dhawanfounded CLC in 1979 to promote
early childhood education in the Conejo Valley. Mrs. Dhawan was
introduced and trained in Montessori techniques by Mario Montessori, Dr.
Maria Montessori’s son. She graduated from the AMI Centre in London in
1968 and has been teaching internationally since then. She has taught
and help start many Montessori schools in the greater Los Angeles area.
Mrs. Dhawan has also trained teachers in Montessori techniques. In
addition to her Montessori credentials, she also holds a degree in child
psychology and is active in child development issues. CLC is a
privately owned school and has complete freedom to implement its own
curriculum which is designed by Mrs. Dhawan.
Ms. Rashidateaches our 2-4 year olds and
loves seeing them grow and learn. She has had extensive training in
math, science and creative arts as well as holding a degree in
Rashida comes to CLC after teaching kindergarten in Hong
Kong for 7 years and fourth and fifth grade math and science in Pakistan
for 2 years. She also has had 3 years Montessori training in Los
Angeles. Her loving nature provides a nurturing environment for the
young children just starting school.
Ms. Farida is a Montessori qualified teacher with over 20 years of teaching experience, nationally and internationally.
Here at CLC, she teaches the 4-6 year olds phonetics,
reading, counting, basic science concepts and much more. Her vast
experience and love for children, as well as ability to see each of
their potential creates a wonderful learning environment for the school.
Children's Learning Center Montessori 2993 Crescent Way, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 (805) 495-3903