Mrs. McLaughlin has 24 years of in-class teaching experience in Montessori environments, 17 of which have been as a Primary Montessori guide. She attended the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas Christian University, and the Montessori Music Heritage with Marcia Perez. In addition to her Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Primary diploma, Mrs. McLaughlin also earned a MACTE Accredited Montessori Early Childhood Certificate. She has also completed coursework in Mindfulness Training of the Montessori Educator. Mrs. McLaughlin has served as a mentor to teachers-in-training and enjoys volunteering during the summer months at the local AMI training center. A true Montessori advocate, Mrs. McLaughlin also chose Montessori education for her son who attended Montessori schools from Toddler through 8th grade. Mrs. McLaughlin also formerly sat on the board of La Aldea Montessori (a dual language Montessori school in Dallas).
Mrs. McLaughlin resides in Allen with her husband and two pet dachshunds. She enjoys music, art and creating interesting, beautiful and stimulating Montessori materials and environments for her students!
With 30 years in Montessori classroom, Mrs. Brohi brings a high level of experience and dedication to children and the Montessori philosophy to our Southlake Montessori team. Mrs. Brohi graduated with a B.A. in Economics from St. Joseph's College and completed the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Training Course both in Karachi, Pakistan. Mrs. Brohi is a member of AMI and NAMTA (North American Montessori Teachers' Association), and has maintained her professional development through regular attendance at Montessori conferences, AMI Annual Refresher Courses and various workshops. It is important to Mrs. Brohi to always be able to best meet the needs of the children in her classroom through her own further education.
Mrs. Brohi resides in North Richland Hills with her husband and has two college-aged sons. She enjoys gardening and loves cats!