Mrs. Dassanayake is the Lead Elementary Guide at Southlake Montessori. With experience at the Toddler, Primary and Elementary levels, Mrs. Dassanyake offers a special body of developmental knowledge from which to guide our Elementary students. She received her AMI Montessori Elementary diploma here in Dallas at the Montessori Institute of North Texas. Mrs. Dassanyake also holds a Master of Education degree with a focus in Montessori Integrative Learning from Endicott College in Beverly Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a minor in Computer Information Systems from Goshen College in Goshen Indiana. Mrs. Dassanayake also attended the Trinity College of Music London in Colombo Sri Lanka. A very interesting tidbit about Mrs. Dassanayake is that she attended the first AMI school opened by Dr. Montessori in Sri Lanka!