Meet our team
BeMontessori is led by two sisters, María José y Alejandra López de Lara González. Both sisters with diverse education and career backgrounds set out to create a unique service that offers genuine Montessori materials. BeMontessori aims to support a Child's development providing a variety of educational materials that nurture and develop the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional skills of children. Our goal is to support parents and educators to provide children a well-prepared environment where they can grow, learn, and love life.
Founder, CEO, and AMI Montessori Guide
Maria is passionate about the work of Dr. Maria Montessori. Maria obtained a BA in Pedagogy by the Universidad Panamericana, Mexico. She holds international certifications in Child Development and Early Childhood Education. Maria is an internationally certified AMI Montessori guide specialized in children 0 to 6 years old. Maria has several years of experience working as a guide, school manager, and private educational consultant.
She founded BeMontessori alongside her sister Alejandra to share with families and other educators, the magnificent impact of the Montessori method in young children.
Maria is convinced that the Montessori approach enables each child to develop their best selves, discovering their skills and fostering their intelligence.
" For me, Montessori is not only an educational method, but much more, it is a philosophy of life"
Co-founder, Graphic designer, Product Manager
Ale is an innate designer. She obtained a BA in Design from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO) in Mexico.
Ale is specialized in graphic and editorial design. She accomplished different certifications of incubators of innovation and entrepreneurship internationally renown, specializing in "design thinking" and "user experience".
As part of her work experience, she worked as head of the design department at the Escuela Superior de Arquitectura de Guadalajara, Jalisco. Also, she accompanied during several years different startups in the development of their graphic identity and digital marketing.
She seeks to equalize and understand the current needs of parents and educators, providing viable solutions that create a great opportunity to reinforce the Montessori method at home and in the classroom.