Trillium Montessori

Our Team
Erin Mazzei
  • Co-founder/ Owner
  • Montessori Preschool Certificate: Angela Martin Academy, Victoria
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Montessori Preschool/ Daycare Teacher: 9 years


Sandra Mazzei
  • Co-Founder/ Owner/ Manager
  • Bachelor of Education Majoring in Remediation
  • Montessori Elementary Education Diploma: Angela Martin Academy, Victoria
  • Montessori Preschool Foundation Course
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Principal/ Teacher at a small Montessori Elementary School: 2 years
  • Elementary Teacher: 10 years
  • Montessori Preschool/ Daycare Teacher: 10 years
  • Additional Preschool/ Daycare Teacher: 1 year
Jaila Oshun
  • Montessori Early Childhood Certificate: North American Montessori Centre
  • ECE Certificate
  • Preschool Teacher: 20 years
  • Child Development Centre, Support Worker, Nanaimo: 1 year


Jennifer Dives

  • Early Childhood Education Assistant Certificate



Fabiola Torres Galeno

  • School Spanish Teacher
  • Early Childhood Education Assistant Certificate
  • Montessori Spanish Lesson Teacher: 3 years
  • Montessori Preschool Teacher: 3 years

Melinda Keith


  • School French Teacher
  • Education Assistant Certificate/ School and Community Support Worker
  • ECE Assistant
  • Montessori Preschool Teacher: 3 years (part time)

Marley Cummings

  • School French Teacher
  • Montessori Preschool Training: North America Montessori Centre
  • Early Childhood Education Assistant (Alberta Certificate- currently waiting for BC)
  • Montessori Preschool Teacher: 2 years

Substitute Qualifications

  • Strong Sense of Safety Awareness When Working With Children
  • Love and Kindness Towards Children
  • Experience and Ability to Be a Positive Guide to Children
  • Of Good Character
  • Doctor Note Confirming Physical and Mental Ablility To Work With Children
  • Specific Criminal Record Required By VIHA
  • 2 Letters of Reference
  • 20 Hour Course Related to Child Care
  • Flexibility
  • Desire to Follow Centre Programs and Philosophies