Martha Ruiz

School Director
Primary Guide

Hometown: Tracy, California

How did you learn about Montessori? Just kind of fell into my lap!

Where did you take your training? San Leandro

Any other degrees, schooling, or training of note? Sac State- majored in Criminal Justice

What do you love about Montessori? Everything! Specifically the teaching of kindness, independence, and method of learning.

3 things you can’t live without: Good friends and family, my religion, and my phone 🙂

Favorite local treat: Chocolate!!

One rule you live by: Treat others as you want to be treated.

Favorite quote: “The Miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.” – Mother Teresa
“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” – Maria Montessori