Montessori Team at the Valby Preschool

MIRELLA DESYLLA

Mirella is a Montessori Teacher at the Valby preschool. She is Greek and she lives in Copenhagen with her Greek husband Yiannis and their children Belisse and Molla (both born in 2013).
Mirella holds a Bachelor degree in Preschool Education from Greece as well as an AMI diploma from the Montessori Lab in Athens. She worked as a Montessori Teacher at a bilingual Montessori school in The Netherlands for 3 years until she moved to Copenhagen in 2020. She has also worked as a teacher in Lagos, Nigeria and prior to that as an assistant at a Montessori school in Moscow, Russia.
Mirella started working with us in August 2021.

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CARMEN HUGHES

Carmen is a Montessori Teacher at the Valby preschool. She is South African and moved to Denmark with her parents and brother in 2008. She now lives in Copenhagen with her Danish husband Morten. She has been working with children since 2011 and she completed her International Baccalaureate at Nørre Gymnasium in Copenhagen. Carmen was a Teacher Assistant with us for 6 years and she completed her Montessori Teacher training in July 2022.
Carmen started working with us in January 2016.

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LOWELL LADORES

Lowell is an Assistant at the Valby preschool. He is Canadian and moved to Copenhagen in 2016 with his wife Barbara and their son Antimo (born in 2015). He has worked in retail and in pharmaceuticals in Montreal and has a Bachelors in Exercise Science. He completed his AMI Montessori 3-6 Assistants Certificate in 2021.
Lowell started working with us in October 2017.

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LAUREN COLLOPY

Lauren is an Assistant at the Valby preschool. She is American and moved to Copenhagen in 2018 with her American husband Patrick. She has a Bachelors in Communications and worked in Human Resources and Recruitment for 12 years. She completed her AMI Montessori 3-6 Assistants Certificate in 2021.
Lauren started working with us in September 2020.

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LUZ MARK

Luz is the Cook at the Valby preschool. She is from Panama and she has lived in Copenhagen since 2017 with her Danish husband Jannik and her son José Luis (born in 2007).
Luz started working with us in January 2021.

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TINA DELALAT

Tina is an Assistant at our Valby preschool. She was born in Denmark and is of Persian descent. She graduated from Birkerød Gymnasium in the IB curriculum (International Baccalaureate) in 2021.
Tina is with us for her gap year from August 2021 to June 2022.

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EMIL ELSBORG

Emil is an Assistant at our Valby preschool. He is Danish with an Argentinian wife Lilen. He has worked in several Danish kindergartens and has also opened a Danish language school with his wife.
Emil started working with us in February 2022.

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