Junior Kindergarten Lead Teacher
University of Saint Joseph - B.A.
Maria Ettienne-Modeste is originally from Grenada and comes from a family of educators. She has worked as an early childhood teacher since 2004, having served on the faculty at the Knight Hall School and the Mandell JCC, among others. As a lifelong learner herself, Maria has pursued extensive professional development, and served as Head Educator and Assistant Director in her previous schools.
Maria earned her BA from the University of St. Joseph’s in childhood education, and she has earned continuing education credits and a certificate in mindfulness facilitation from the Copper Beech Institute. Maria’s classroom is an oasis of calm with an industrious hum of energy.