Our Team

The staff at The Place for Learning work as a team to provide a positive environment and a high-quality educational experience for every student. We are happy to discuss any concerns you may have to address individual needs. Please contact any member of our team; we'd love to get to know you better.


Ivonne Barreras
MPA, M.Phil., ABD

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About Ivonne Barreras
MPA, M.Phil., ABD

Co-founder and chief executive officer of Liberty Montessori: The Place for Learning, Ivonne Barreras holds two master’s degrees (public administration and philosophy). She is currently working towards her PhD in education, and is a firm believer that happiness is loving what you do. Ivonne finds great joy in supporting Liberty Montessori's teachers, children, and families; spending time with her own children and grandchildren; and enjoying the arts.

Teacher Certification Programs

Are you motivated to become a Montessori certified guide of infant/toddlers or early childhood? Are you interested in learning about the Montessori philosophy?

Visit Montessori Teacher Education Programs. You can find a list on the American Montessori website.

The Place for Learning supports education, and among its employment benefits offers paid professional development and supportive continued education programs.

If you are interested in working for us, call Ivonne at (201) 779-6275.