Ms. Yan (Linda) Liu is passionate about education and has more than 20 years education and management experience. She has a degree in Chinese Linguistics & Literature and Early Childhood Education and holds a certificate from Association Montessori Internationale (AMI). In recent years, her students received rewards in Chinese speech competitions, drawing competitions, and so on. In 1999, she founded a private pre-school in Ezhou, Hubei, China.
She immigrated to the United States in 2002 and taught Montessori Education. She witnessed firsthand the importance of bilingual education and the requirement of the times. After combining years of education experience, Ms. Linda brings the essence of Chinese and American education, focuses on the child's personality development, and the ability to explore independently. Her experience in both China and United States culminate in the founding of Discovery Montessori Academy in Plano, TX, a north Dallas suburb, in 2014.
The school admits students 6 months - 3rd grade for the day school; Kindergarten to 5th Grade for After School Program; and Pre-K to 8th Grade for Weekend Chinese classes. The school's mission is for social services, sharing parents’ goals, and building first-class bilingual school! Her school has been highly praised by parents and communities since its establishment.
Every child is unique and we believe that success and growth come from encouragement and praise. Our teachers focus on building every child’s self esteem and confidence through positive feedback and rewards. We nurture their natural strengths. A child sees the world around them with wonder and awe. We believe in encouraging their natural curiosity.