Mary Navarro, M.Ed. resides in Chandler, Arizona with her husband and four children. She is
the Owner/Director of Bella Montessori, a small Montessori school that serves children from
Infant-Lower Elementary. She is also the President of Intentional Montessori, a non-profit that
brings Montessori Community together throughout the state of Arizona. In addition to her
school, Mary is an Instructional Guide for CGMS’s Elementary Program and an Adjunct Faculty
of Special Education for the Arizona Montessori Teacher Education Program.
She is a lifelong learner that has earned her Bachelor’s of Elementary Education from Arizona
State University, her Post Baccalaureate in Special Education from Rio Salado College and her
Masters of Education in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. She holds
Montessori 6-9 certification from Arizona Montessori Teacher Education Program, Montessori
6-12 certification from Houston Montessori Center and is currently working on her 0-3
Infant/Toddler Certification from the Center of Guided Montessori Studies.