Tree of Life Montessori School


Doraville, Georgia         


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Tree of Life Montessori Contact Information


Owner/Lead Teacher: Marla Nargundkar, AMI



Phone: 770-458-9955 





Marla earned her AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) certificate to teach Primary Montessori in the summer of 2005 from the Montessori Institute of Atlanta. She has been a Montessori parent and has been a lead teacher for 9+ years. She also has experience as a substitute assistant at various Montessori schools in the Atlanta area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas and a Master of Science in Mathematics from Clemson University in South Carolina. She is married to Dr. Satish Nargundkar who is a professor in the College of Business at Georgia State University and has a son, Nikhil, who attends Kennesaw State University.


Marla attended a four week introduction to Sensory Processing Disorders with Christy Kennedy, OTR/L and integrates activities in the classroom to help children regulate their energy and levels of calmness/focus. She also attended a five week course in the summer of 2012 for Supporting Children with Special Needs in the Montessori Classroom from the Center for Guided Montessori Studies.


Tree of Life Montessori School is a home-based Montessori school located near the intersection of Chamblee-Tucker Rd and I-85 in Doraville. 




Last Updated 1/31/17