• Our Staff

    The staff at Luna’s Montessori is committed to the care and education of children, our staff continually assist programs that encourages the staff members to continuously assess their skills and understand the psychology of the child in a changing world.

    Abigail Luna, Head of School / Owner

    Growing up in a Montessori school run by her family, Abigail is a 2nd generation Montessori educator. She received her formal Montessori Training at “Montessori Teacher Education Center of San Francisco” and following in the footsteps of her family, bought her own school in a classic Victorian to bring a warm and close knit feel for her students.

    Abigail continues her education in Business and current Montessori Philosophies in order to provide the best quality care in a warm, loving environment where children can have fun and experience nurturance, encouragement and direction in order to optimize their potentiality in social and emotional development.

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    Laura Loza, Teacher

    Laura received her early childhood education training through Chabot College and continues her Montessori Training with aspirations for Advanced Certification. Laura values each day, as working with the children and watching them grow and develop in a safe and loving school is very gratifying.

    Laura is Pediatric CPR / Health and Safety Certified.

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    Gertrudis Garcia, Substitute Teacher

    Born in Puerto Rico, Gertrudis moved to the States in her teens and ultimately attended Berkeley City College to receive her teaching credentials. That allowed her to move back to Puerto Rico, where she taught English as a second language. Finishing up a BA Degree at the University of Puerto Rico, she continued to teach for almost 28 years. Gertrudis eventually returned to the states and attended Montessori Training School in San Leandro and Chabot College in Hayward for certification as a pre-school teacher. She proceeded to work for the Montessori School System for 8 years.

    A mother of 5 children, all professionals now, she’s a retired teacher working part time at Luna’s Montessori. Gertrudis quotes “I love children and I love to teach and that’s why I haven’t completely retired from the school system.”

    E-mail Gertrudis at