Our team
Elementary Program
Dmitry
Ostrovsky
Elementary Program Guide
Yulia
Belotskaya
Elementary Program Guide
Polina
Lukankina
English Language Guide
2018
AMI course 3−6 (Montessori Centre, Munich, Germany)

2013
AMI course 6−12 (Montessori Centre, Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

2013
AMI курс 6−12
Tel Aviv University, Faculty of jewish philosophy
2015
Centre de Formation Montessori Francophonie AMI Genève , Suisse Éducateur Primaire 6-12 ans

2014
Centre de Formation Montessori Francophonie AMI Nyon, Suisse L'art dans la pédagogie Montessori Formatrice Joni Perry

2013
Centre of Montessori Pedagogy, Moscow, "Psychological and pedagogical bases of work with children from 3 to 6 years on Montessori system"

2003
Lomonosov Moscow State University,
Faculty of public administration
2016
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area Studies

Professional retraining program for gaining an additional degree "Theoretical and pragmatic basics for foreign language (English) teaching: modern approaches"

2011
Lomonosov Moscow State University, The School of Public Administration
Main field of Study for the qualification: Public and Municipal Administration
Elena Medvedeva
Laboratory Guide
Nadezhda Knyazeva
Art Studio Guide
Natalia Baranova
Assistant
Vadim Nyurmyaev
Assistant
2016
Lomonosov Moscow State University,
Faculty of Mathematics, Department of Theoretical Informatics and Discrete Mathematics
2017
The Ilya Glazunov Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Art Restorer of tempera painting

2016
The First Award of Modern Water Color, Crimea, Alushta 2016 Biennale

2011
The Yaroslavl College of Arts , artist, teacher of arts
2015
AMPR (Certificate Training Programme), Moscow, Montessori preschool teacher

2017
FGAOU DPO APK&PPRO, Moscow, Montessori bilingual assistant
2017
Russian State University for the Humanities, Faculty of Psychological and Pedagogical Education (L.S. Vygotsky Institute of Psychology), Family psychology

2017
The Center of Modern Psychodrama, Moscow,
Fundamentals of psychodrama and professional psychological thinking

2015
Moscow City Pedagogical University, Romano-Germanic philology, pedagogy

Dmitry Ostrovsky
Elementary Program Guide
2018
AMI course 3−6 (Montessori Centre, Munich, Germany)

2013
AMI course 6−12 (Montessori Centre, Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

2013
AMI курс 6−12
Tel Aviv University, Faculty of jewish philosophy

Yulia Belotskaya
Elementary Program Guide
2015
Centre de Formation Montessori Francophonie AMI Genève , Suisse Éducateur Primaire 6-12 ans

2014
Centre de Formation Montessori Francophonie AMI Nyon, Suisse L'art dans la pédagogie Montessori Formatrice Joni Perry

2013
Centre of Montessori Pedagogy, Moscow, "Psychological and pedagogical bases of work with children from 3 to 6 years on Montessori system"

2003
Lomonosov Moscow State University,
Faculty of public administration

Elena Medvedeva
Laboratory Guide
2016
Moscow State University, Faculty of Mathematics, Department of Theoretical Informatics and Discrete Mathematics

Polina Lukankina
English Language Guide
2016
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area Studies

Professional retraining program for gaining an additional degree «Theoretical and pragmatic basics for foreign language (English) teaching: modern approaches»

2011
Lomonosov Moscow State University, The School of Public Administration
Main field of Study for the qualification: Public and Municipal Administration
Name of qualification (degree): Specialist in Management

Nadezhda Knyazeva
Art Studio Guide
2017
The Ilya Glazunov Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Art Restorer of tempera painting

2016
The First Award of Modern Water Color, Crimea, Alushta 2016 Biennale

2011
The Yaroslavl College of Arts , artist, teacher of arts

Natalia Baranova
Assistant
2015
AMPR (Certificate Training Programme), Moscow, Montessori preschool teacher

2017
FGAOU DPO APK&PPRO, Moscow, Montessori bilingual assistant

Vadim Nyurmyaev
Assistant
2017
Russian State University for the Humanities, Faculty of Psychological and Pedagogical Education (L.S. Vygotsky Institute of Psychology), Family psychology

2015
Moscow City Pedagogical University, Romano-Germanic philology, pedagogy
Casa dei Bambini
Rhoda
Snyder
English Curriculum Director
Ekaterina
Rodionova
Casa dei Bambini Guide
Susanne Ostrovsky
Casa dei Bambini Guide
2001 - 2017
Refresher courses in Montessori Education, each year starting from 2001 till 2017

2005
NAMC AMI Montessori Primary Diploma (3-6 years old), Portland, Oregon, USA

2001
Montessori Centre International, London, UK, Nursery Foundation Course

1995
Rocky Mountain College, post-professional degree in children education

1981
Bechet College of Education, South Africa, degree in Physical Education
2017
The Higher School of the Montessori Method,
Primary Diploma (3-6)

2005
Moscow State Pedagogical University, bachelor degree for Tachnology and по специальности "Technology and
entrepreneurship"
2017
AMI Montessori Primary Diploma (3-6), Poznan, Poland

2015
AMI Montessori Foundation Diploma, Ramat haSharon, Israel

2011
NAMC Montessori Teacher Training, Diploma for Lower Elementary Level (6-9)

2009
NAMC Montessori Teacher Training, Diploma for Primary Level (3-6)

Rhoda Snyder
English Curriculum Director
2001 - 2017
Refresher courses in Montessori Education, each year starting from 2001 till 2017

2005
NAMC AMI Montessori Primary Diploma (3-6 years old), Portland, Oregon, USA

2001
Montessori Centre International, London, UK, Nursery Foundation Course

1995
Rocky Mountain College, post-professional degree in children education

1981
Bechet College of Education, South Africa, degree in Physical Education

Ekaterina Rodionova
Casa dei Bambini Guide
2017
The Higher School of the Montessori Method,
AMI course 3-6 (Moscow)

2005
Moscow State Pedagogical University, bachelor degree for Technology and Entrepreneurship

Susanne Ostrovsky
Casa dei Bambini Guide
2017
AMI Montessori Primary Diploma (3-6), Poznan, Poland

2015
AMI Montessori Foundation Diploma, Ramat haSharon, Israel

2011
NAMC Montessori Teacher Training, Diploma for Lower Elementary Level (6-9)

2009
NAMC Montessori Teacher Training, Diploma for Primary Level (3-6)
Svetlana
Myadzel
Assistant
Zara
Grigoryan
Assistant
Olga
Varaksina
Assistant
Nadezhda Gorneva
Assistant
2012
Pastukhov State Academy of Industrial Management, Marketing Specialist;

2008
P.G. Demidov Yaroslavl State University, Accountant
2006
Russian State University of Tourism and Services Studies, Marketing specialist
2017
Minsk State Linguistic University, English and Spanish language teacher

2017
International Montessori Conference in Minsk with Patricia Wallner,
audeince member

2017
Formation of Bilingual Montessori Environment for Children from 3 to 6 years old by Maria Belykh
2018
Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, master degree for preschool teaching and psychology

2015
Moscow City University, bachelor degree for History

Svetlana Myadzel
Assistant
2011-2012
Pastukhov State Academy of Industrial Management, Marketing Specialist;

2008
Demidov Yaroslavl State University, Accountant Bachelor Degree

Zara Grigoryan
Assistant
2006
Russian State University of Tourism and Services Studies, Marketing specialist

Olga Varaksina
Assistant
2017
Minsk State Linguistic University, English and Spanish language teacher

2017
International Montessori Conference in Minsk with Patricia Wallner,
audeince member

2017
Formation of Bilingual Montessori Environment for Children from 3 to 6 years old by Maria Belykh

Nadezhda Gorneva
Assistant
2018
Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, master degree for preschool teaching and psychology

2015
Moscow City University, bachelor degree for History
Toddler Community
Svetlana
Makeeva
0-3 Guide
Irina
Moiseikina
0-3 Guide
Ksenia
Kholmovskaya
0-3 Guide
2014
The Higher school of the Montessori Method (AMI course in Saint -Petersburg), Assistant to Infancy

2007
Diplomatic academy of he Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation,
Economist, specialisation International Economics;

2003
Astrakhan state university, Teacher of the English and German languages, specialisation Philology;
2017
The Higher school of the Montessori Method (AMI course in Saint -Petersburg), Assistant to Infancy

2011
Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
Psychologist, Psychology teacher

2007
Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Teacher-Sociologist
2018
MTCBC (Montessori Training Centre of British Columbia), AMI course, Assistants to Infancy

2011
People's Friendship University of Russia, bachelor degree in Sociology;

2011
Centre of CPE of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of People's Friendship University of Russia, Translator in the field of professional occupation" (French language);
Svetlana
Elmanova
Assistant
Gulnaz
Saitgalina
Assistant
2016 - present time
Student of RGAZU, Faculty of Economics;

2012
Two years of studing in mathematics, MGOU;

2009
Incomplete higher education, MPGU, mathematical faculty;
2012
Bashkir State University, bachelor degree in Finance, Credit and Banking

Svetlana Makeeva
Toddler Community Guide
2014
Higher school of thecMontessori Method (AMI course in Saint -Petersburg), Assistant to Infancy

2007
Diplomatic academy of he Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation,
Economist, specialisation International Economics;

2003
Astrakhan state university, Teacher of the English and German languages, specialisation Philology;

Irina Moiseikina
Parent Infant and Toddler community Guide
2017
The Higher school of the Montessori Method (AMI course in Saint -Petersburg), Assistant to Infancy

2011
Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
Psychologist, Psychology teacher

2007
Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Teacher-Sociologist

Ksenia Kholmovskaya
Toddler Community Guide
2018
MTCBC (Montessori Training Centre of British Columbia), AMI course, Assistants to Infancy

2011
People's Friendship University of Russia, bachelor degree in Sociology;

2011
Centre of CPE of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of People's Friendship University of Russia, Translator in the field of professional occupation" (French language);

Svetlana Elmanova
Assistant
2016 - present time/настоящее время
Student of RGAZU, Faculty of Economics;

2012
Two years of studing in mathematics, MGOU;

2009
Incomplete higher education, MPGU, mathematical faculty;

Gulnaz Saitgalina
Assistant
2012
Bashkir State University, bachelor degree in Finance, Credit and Banking
Additional Classes Teachers
Elena Medvedeva
Laboratory teacher
Elena has a degree in Mathematics. She has graduated from the Moscow State University (Faculty of Mathematics, Department of Theoretical Informatics and Discrete Mathematics).

"Any types of arts and crafts have always been of a big interest to me. And I love children! While studying in University I was working as a mathematics tutor and a children's animator. I was making decoration for wedding parties and handmade gifts. I was doing decoupage, painting on glass, creating jewellery from polymer clay. It was always interesting to try myself in different areas such as cooking, soap and candles making, floristry, etc. I've worked in a children's carpentry workshop and in an engineer studio."
Ruben Petrosyan
Piano teacher
Ruben graduated from Yerevan State Conservatory as a piano teacher and performer. Ruben has given concerts around England and Italy. He is a keen musician and has been teaching since 2009.
Susanne Ostrovsky
Music teacher
Born and raised in Austria, Susanne completed her M.A. studies in Piano Pedagogics with a major in Early Childhood Music Education (Carl Orff). During the music lessons children dance, sing, work with Orff instruments, movements and rhythms using the language of music. These music lessons awaken interest to music, develop an ear to it, help to be competent in pitch, during them the children learn to be social and get emotional relaxation.
Karolina Yakubeni
Art teacher
Karolina graduated from Moscow Press University (MSUE) majoring book graphics and layout, specialty artist illustrator. Spoken techniques such as etching, aquatint, etching, drypoint. Regular participant of exhibitions.
Since 2002 and to this day she is a founder and a teacher in The Birth of a Thing art studio. She have experience of working with children from 2 years old, and children with cerebral palsy.
Nadezhda Knyazeva
Art teacher
information being updated
Dmitry Ostrovsky
Dungeons and Dragons

Game Guide
Born in Moldova, Dmitry immigrated to Israel with his family when he was 9 years old. He earned his B.A. in Literature, M.A. in Philosophy, and his teaching certification at the University of Tel Aviv. During his studies he learned about Maria Montessori and her method, and co-founded a progressive school in Israel. Dmitry earned his AMI Elementary diploma at the Montessori Training Center Northeast in Hartford, CT, USA. Dmitry is married and a father of three children.
Alexander Ivanov
Gymnastics
Alexander Ivanov - is a champion of Russia in capoeira, he is a performing artist in Central Frontier Ensemble of FSB as an artist and recently became also a gymnastics teacher at MSM. The gymnastics lessons have structure and certain rules which allow children obtain discipline while develop physically.
Igor Shustov
Chess
Igor is a Сandidate Master of Sports in chess since 2010 as well as multiple champion of the city, region, Ural Federal District; a multiple champion of Russia among students.
Igor has 5 years experience of teaching chess, he has been training students from 3-years-olds to successful businessmen. He had been training members of the Cameroonian national chess team. Among his students there are prize-winners of various competitions.
Polina Lukankina
English
Polina has graduated from Lomonosov State University (School of Public Administration and The Faculty of Foreign Languages and Area Studies). She completed English language course at Kent School of English (Broadstairs, the UK). And in her spare time she teaches English as a volunteer at St. Felix of Burgundy courses, likes travelling, participating in theological quizzes and learns German and Greek.
Ekaterina Rodionova
Literature
Ekaterina has been working in education since 2004, developing an interest in Montessori by 2009. She is an author of a range of articles and publications on education. Since 2015, Ekaterina has been involved in the first 3-6 AMI diploma course in Moscow. A mother of two, she applies all of her knowledge and energy to creating an interesting and warm atmosphere in her program at MSM. Ekaterina is an experienced and keen educator.
Vyacheslav Dizer
Wushu
Vyacheslav has been engaged with martial arts for 25 years. At the moment he is an instructor of the 3rd level, a student of the 6th level of Wushu (I Liq Chuan), a bearer of the I Liq Chuan in the third generation.
In 2016, he underwent professional retraining program of additional professional education "Trainer for a selected sport" (Theory and Methods of Traditional Martial Arts and Oriental Martial Arts).
Vyacheslav has been teaching Wushu since 2012, holds seminars, master classes on Wushu in Moscow.
Vadim Nyurmyaev
Dramatic Art
Vadim holds the course of Dramatic Arts, which is mostly aimed to help your kids develop the sense of the body, get them to know their feelings and ways of expressing them. Vadim bases a lot of exercises on developing improvisation skills which allow to flourish kid's artistic nature. He teaches confidence and courage to express oneself.