Genius Montessori Center
14315 Marian Dr., Rockville, MD 20850 Tel: 301-738-7851 email@example.com
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The director, Margaret Zhang, is a
certified Montessori teacher and was awarded her Early Childhood Credentials
from the American Montessori Society. Based on her education and experience,
the Maryland State Department of Education qualifies her to be a center
director for 60 or more children.
Ms. Zhang got her M.S. degree in consumer economics from the University of
Maryland in College Park. She worked as an economist at the U.S. Department of
Labor for several years and then as a computer specialist and senior system
integrator at various private companies. She has taught in local Chinese
schools for over ten years, and has received the Outstanding Teacher Award
every year. She is also an amateur musician. All of these experiences enable
her to bring superior teaching methods, richness, and variety to her program.
Her husband, Shengyong (Joe) Zhou, has been an early childhood professional
since August 2003. He, along with Ms. Zhang, designed the musical program for
Mr. Zhou is a locally famous musician. He has been invited many times to perform as a soloist or as part of orchestras at the Kennedy Arts Center, Strathmore Arts Center, and many federal, state and local government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Labor, NOAA, NIST, the State of Maryland and Montgomery County. In February 2008, Mr. Zhou was invited to perform at the Department of Labor by Ms. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Labor.