Bernardita Jensen


  • Professor of general elementary education, licensed in education by the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Montessori guide in education for children ages 6 to 18.

  • Specialist in Montessori Education for ages 12 to 15 and 15 to 18, from the Houston Montessori Center.

  • Certified in Psychotherapy and Meditation by the Faculty of Sociology from Alberto Hurtado University.

  • Certified in Ontological Coaching by the New Field Consulting Chile.

  • Certified in Biology of Knowledge by the Matristico Institute, Dr. Humberto Maturana.

  • Having worked in several schools which share this philosophy, she has been the Principal of Colegio Pucalan Montessori and Director of the Montessori Pucalan Educational Foundation from 2000 - present.

Anna María Rossi

Programs Coordinator

  • Degree of Psychology, University of Chile, 30 years of experience in clinical, educational and organizational areas.

  • Graduate studies in Babson College, Boston. Professor of both pre and post graduate work at the University of Chile.

  • 15 years of study in Spiritual Traditions and Consciousness Development with Patricia May.

  • 4 years of study in Buddhist Psychology at the Institute of Mindfulness.

  • Facilitator of Enneagram workshops for 12 years. Application of Enneagram in educative environment, for both teachers and students.

  • Psychologist and Consultant in Pucalan Montessori School for more than 15 years.


Lily Ponce

Program Guide

Montessori Middle School

  • Elementary Education, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

  • Graduate work in History at the University of Chile, 4th to 8th grade.

  • Formation of Montessori Methodology from 6 to 12 years of age.

  • 13 years of experience as Montessori Guide from 12 to 14 years of age.

Eugenia Rodríguez

Coordinator, House of Children

Pre-school Education

  • Nursery-age Education, University Blas Cañas.

  • Montessori Formation, CEM-Pucalan Foundation.

  • Seminars attended at Houston Montessori Center in Pucalan Montessori School.

  • Seminars attended at Sierra Madre Montessori Studies Center in Pucalan Montessori School.

  • CEIEM Certified Educator (Barrie).

  • 18 years experience in Montessori Environment.

Marcela Cabrera

Classroom Guide, House of Children

Pre-school Education

  • Nursery-age Education, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

  • Licensed in Education, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

  • Montessori Guide ages 3-6, Montessori Studies Center.

  • Seminars attended at Sierra Madre Montessori Studies Center in Pucalan Montessori School.

  • CEIEM Certified Educator (Barrie).

  • 17 years of experience in Montessori environment with children ages 3-6.

Álvaro Ramírez

Technical Coordinator  

High School

  • Bachelor of History, University of Chile.

  • Doctor of Sociology in Education, University of Barcelona.

  • Chair of Academics on educational improvement and community development in universities in Spain, Mexico, Ecuador and Chile.

  • For 8 years, coordinator of the High School level, Pucalan Montessori School.

Carolina Muñoz

Specialist Guide

Ages 6-12

  • Professor of General Elementary Education, Graduate work in Studies and Comprehension of Society, University of Chile, Bachelor’s Degree in Education.

  • Montessori Guide ages 3-12 CEM-Pucalan Foundation.

  • Seminars attended at Sierra Madre Montessori Studies Center in Pucalan Montessori School.

  • 18 years of experience in Montessori environment.

Marcela Menanteau

Classroom Guide, House of Children

Pre-school Education

  • Differential Education with specialization in communication and language disorders.

  • Montessori Guide for ages 3-6 (Center for Montessori Studies).

  • Guide for 4 years of MOKI (Montessori Kinderhaus), Basel Switzerland.

  • Seminars attended in Monterrey and Sierra Madre in Mexico.

  • 24 years of experience as classroom guide.



Seminar Registration

Interdisciplinary Seminars
Ages 3-6 Specialization


Fundamental and Interdisciplinary Seminars

Area-Specific Seminars

Active and Aware Pedagogy

Ages 0-3 training

Ages 3-6 training

Ages 6-12 training

Middle School

*All seminars are open to anyone interested in Montessori formation: teachers, psychologists, parents and caregivers, etc. Nevertheless, to achieve the Montessori Educator certificate, one must pass all Fundamental and Interdisciplinary Seminars as well as Area-Specific Seminars, fulfill the required observation hours and corresponding assignments.



II Follow-up Workshop "Compassion in Education"

In this workshop, we took a closer look at some of the central themes of this year's annual conference, sharing reflections and knowledge with other sensitive beings who are constructing educational spaces for integrative human development.

II Conference "Compassion in Education"

I Conference "Spirituality and Happiness in Education"

This conference placed reflection and compassion in the center of learning in this road that we are mapping. Compassion is a fundamental value in a peaceful and interdependent society. 

In our day and age, responsible education must hold well-being and happiness as central goals in any educational context: happiness which proposes an education that appeals to interdependence, co-responsibility, and service as ethical pillars from which to act.



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