faculty & staff

Pina Hill

Primary Lead Teacher

Ms Pina has been a Montessori primary guide for ten years. She is certified in primary and has earned a NAMC certificate as well as her Child Development Association credential in bilingual education. In her previous life she ran her own fashion design business in Venezuela and loves preparing beautiful environments for her students. She lives in Spanish Fort with her husband and two sons.

Franchesca Luthje

Primary Assistant Teacher

Ms Franchesca has taught in various Montessori schools for the past six years, including work in a Spanish immersion classroom and attended Montessori as a small child in the Dominican Republic. She attended Florida International University and is an artist in her spare time. She lives in Daphne with her son who is also a Montessori child.

Angela Fedor

Founder & Director; Lower Elementary Co-Teacher

Mrs. Angela founded Azalea City Montessori in 2014 with the help of a dedicated group of  parents who wanted a different option for their children’s education in Midtown Mobile. She worked in nonprofit grant management and developed and managed non-traditional education programs for the Girl Scouts of South Alabama before falling in love with Montessori. She is slowly working towards a 6-12 (lower and upper elementary) MACTE certification from the Center for Guided Montessori Studies.

Arisha Williams

Lower Elementary Co-Teacher