Mr. Hugo Hormazabal Sr. & Ms. Carmen — Owners

Mr. Hugo Hormazabal Jr. — School Director

Hugo Hormazabal Jr. is a fourth generation educator in a family of teachers. He is a strong champion for kids and for alternative forms of education. Mr. Hugo believes that education is not a one-size-fits-all approach, but every child is unique and each teacher must meet the individual needs of individual children.

Mr. Hugo graduated from High Point University in High Point, North Carolina, ranked #1 regional college in the South by U.S. World News Report. He went on to study Montessori education at the renowned International Centre for Montessori Studies (CISM) in Bergamo, Italy. Mr. Hugo finished his studies and certification at the Center for Montessori Teacher Education (CMTE) in New Rochelle, New York.

In the past, Mr. Hugo has taught children as young as 2 years old all the way up to college-age students at New York University. Currently, Mr. Hugo presides over Lake Montessori with the mission of providing a world-class education, with a universal holistic approach, and hand-picked, stellar teachers in a safe, happy, and inspiring learning environment.