Staff


  • Ms. Minto

    Founder

  • Ms. Aleah

    Administrator

    Ms. Aleah has a Bachelor of Science degree in History and Sociology as well as her Master of Arts degree in History. She started with the Minto’s Casa family in March of 2017. In her free time, Ms. Aleah enjoys watching TV, hanging out with friends and family, and watching scary movies. “I love working with children because they have the ability to light up the lives of the people around them.”

  • Ms. Saba

    Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Saba has her Early Childhood Montessori Education for Infants and Toddlers Certification from Michigan State University. Ms. Saba has been an important part of Minto’s Casa since January of 2006. In Ms. Saba’s free time, she enjoys creating all different kinds of art. “I love working with children because there is no true and pure, except for children.”

  • Ms. Riva

    Infant Teacher

    Ms. Riva graduated from Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Madonna University and has attended early childhood education classes at Oakland Community College. Ms. Rivs has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since October 2010. In her free time, Ms. Riva enjoys watercolors, painting, and ceramics. “I love working with children because it is always something different and I love their hugs.”

  • Ms. Shah

    Infant & Toddler 1 Teacher

    Ms. Shah has her Bachelor of Commerce in accounting. She has eight years of experience working in a child care setting. She has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since July 2017. In her spare time, she likes to cook, read, and spend time with family. “I love working with children because it is rewarding. I like to see them develop from young babies to young kids. Working with children keeps me young”

  • Ms. Rachel

    Toddler One Lead Teacher

    Ms. Rachel has taken Early Childhood Education courses at Lansing Community College. She has thirteen years of childhood education experience and has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since November 2016. In her spare time, Ms. Rachel enjoys reading, running, shopping, dancing, spending time with her family, and collecting lighthouses. “I love working with children because I love seeing children grow and learn new things. It makes my heart smile! Children give unconditional love.”

  • Ms. Kami

    Toddler Two Lead Teacher

    Ms. Kami is a Child Development Associate from Schoolcraft College. She has over 16 years of experience in early childhood education and joined the Minto’s Casa family in February 2017. In her free time, Ms. Kami enjoys spending quality time with her family, as well as reading, doing Sudoku and puzzles, and playing golf. “I love working with children because I enjoy watching them grow in all areas. Children bring me great joy and comfort.”
  • Ms. Hana

    Toddler Two Teacher

    Ms. Hana has her Bachelor’s Degree and has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since 2007. In her spare time, Ms. Hana enjoys spending time with her children and their pets. “I love working with children because I learn something new every day.”

  • Ms. Chandani

    Toddler Two Teacher

    Ms. Chandani has a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a certificate in Preschool Education. Ms. Chandani has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since 2015. In her spare time, Ms. Chandani enjoys painting and sewing. “I love working with children because I get to teach them and also learn something from them everyday. That makes me so happy!”

  • Ms. Nazia

    Toddler Three Teacher

    Ms. Nazia has a Bachelor of Science degree and her Montessori credential from Adrian Dominican Montessori Teacher Education Institute. She has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since February 2017 with an additional two years of experience working with children. In her spare time, Ms. Nazia enjoys watching movies and cooking with her family.  “I love working with children because I want to be a significant influence in the lives of many young children. Choosing to become a teacher was one of the most important decisions I have ever made.”

  • Ms. Meghan

    Toddler Three Assistant

    Ms. Meghan has her Bachelor of Arts in poetry and filmmaking from Sarah Lawrence College. She has two years of experience working in a child care setting and has been at Minto’s Casa since August 2017. In her spare time, she likes writing poetry and films, as well as producing music. “I love working with children because for as much as I can teach them, they can teach me just as much.”

  • Ms. Batul

    Preschool One Lead Teacher

    Ms. Batul has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and her Montessori Certification from Adrian Dominican Montessori Teacher Education Institute. She has three years of experience teaching before joining the Minto’s Casa team in December 2016. In her free time, Ms. Batul enjoys reading, painting, and creating delicious desserts. “I love working with children because I enjoy the dynamic and exciting opportunities tat young children bring. They are always so excited and passionate about the world around them. These young ones are very genuine and loving, and that is something that keeps me committed to supporting and growing with them.”

  • Ms. Bhagavathi

    Preschool One Teacher

    Ms. Bhagavathi has her Master’s of Philosophy in Economics and is working towards earning her Montessori certification. She has three years of teaching experience with elementary school students and she has been part of the Minto’s Casa family since August of 2016. In her spare time, Ms. Bhagavathi enjoys listening to music, reading, going for walks, and volunteering within the community. “I love working with children because I believe we can guide them to good citizens if we start at an early age. They love us unconditionally!”

  • Ms. Tanji

    Preschool One Teacher

    Ms. Tanji has a Bechelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Wayne State University and is working towards her Master’s degree in Education Technology from the University of Michigan Dearborn. She seven years of experience working with children and has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since September 2010. In her spare time, Ms. Tanji enjoys listening to music, watching movies, and learning more about history and science. “I love working with children because they bring joy to every moment you share with them.”

  • Ms. Rana

    Preschool Two Lead Teacher

    Ms. Rana has a Bachelor of Arts degree and Early Childhood Certification from the American Montessori Society. She has twelve years of experience working with children and has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since November 2005. In her spare time, Ms. Rana enjoys reading, traveling, and spending quality time with her family. “I love working with children because it is fun! There is not one day that is the same. Helping children is very rewarding, knowing that I have helped them reach their full potential makes me incredibly happy.”

  • Ms. Gabi

    Preschool Two Teacher

    Ms. Gabi has her Master’s degree in Pediatric Dentistry. She has twelve years of experience working with children and has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since October 2012. In her spare time, Ms. Gabi enjoys reading, cooking, jogging, and gardening. “I love working with children because the children are funny and it is a great opportunity to teach them something new.”

  • Ms. Madhurya

    Preschool Assistant

    Ms Madurya has her Bachelor of Information Technology. She has two years of experience working in a child care setting. She has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since June 2017. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with family, watch thriller movies, listen to music, and shop with her daughter. “I love working with children because it is the most rewarding part when they learn something new from us. They brighten my day with their smiles and pure love.

  • Ms. Malithi

    Preschool Two Teacher

    Ms. Malithi is working towards her Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She has two years of experience working with children and has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since July 2015. In her spare time, Ms. Malithi enjoys drawing, painting, and watching movies. “I love working with children because it’s so much fun! They teach me something new everyday and it brings me so much joy!”

  • Ms. Denise

    Resource

    Ms. Denise has more than 25 years of experience working with children. While she is not at work, Ms. Denise enjoys playing with her cats, going shopping, and hanging out with her sister. “I love working with children because they brighten my day and give me love.”

  • Ms. Prabh

    Resource

    Ms. Prabh has her Associate’s Degree and has been a part of the Minto’s Casa family since the very beginning in 2005! Ms. Prabh enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, watching movies, photography, volunteering, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. “I love working with children because working with children is so fun! I get a lof of exercise, I laugh with the kids, and do many playful things with them. They are so loving and they keep me busy while I’m at work!”

School Calendar

December 13, 2018
  • Holiday Show ( North Congregational Church)

    December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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December 21, 2018
December 24, 2018
December 25, 2018
December 26, 2018
  • Childcare Provided (No Preschool)

    December 26, 2018

    No Preschool Childcare provided at additional cost

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December 27, 2018
  • Childcare Provided (No Preschool)

    December 27, 2018

    No Preschool Childcare provided at additional cost

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December 28, 2018
December 31, 2018
January 1, 2019
January 2, 2019