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About Our School

A dual immersion Montessori school

Lirio Montessori partners with families to provide children access to a high-quality, two-way immersion Montessori education that fosters independence, love of self, and participation in the community.

Our vision: All children realize their fullest potential feeling empowered with the necessary skills and confidence to serve as leaders and change agents in their community.

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Our Teacher Leaders


Susana Rodriguez

Founding Lirio Montessori Teacher Leader

Susana has been working with children and families since 2007.  She has her degree in  early childhood education and received her Montessori credential from the Montessori Center of Minnesota.  She founded Lirio Montessori in 2018.

Susana is passionate about working with children and bringing access to authentic high-quality Montessori to her community. 

Our Staff


Stephanie Becerra

Lead Guide

Stephanie joined Lirio in the summer of 2023. She is AMI-trained as a Montessori primary teacher through the Montessori Center of Minnesota. Stephanie has over 6 years of experience working with young children. Stephanie is highly committed to providing children with a loving and nurturing education that centers them and encourages independence.  


Yolanda Serrano


Yolanda has been with Lirio for five years. She is AMI-trained as an assistant through the Montessori Center of Minnesota. Yolanda loves working with children and helping create a peaceful, loving, and beautiful environment for them.  


Wendy Moreno


Wendy joined Lirio in 2023. She's excited to join our team, bringing with her experience working with diverse communities and children. Wendy's loving and caring attitude, coupled with her dedication to supporting children's growth and development, makes her a valuable addition to our community.

Our Board

Board Chair: Keith Waxeman

Board Members:

Michael Alada

Laura Cefalu 

Caroline Crouse

Taylor Rub

Mark Zorilla

Daniel Glass 

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