Montessori School Of Woodridge

Children Come First

Pat Whyte Image-Placeholder Samira Hussein faculty with kids


Samira is the mother of 5 children. Her quiet

manner and loving care makes her stand out

as an excellent teacher.


Samira is the head teacher in the Two-Year-Old room. She has an Associate Degree in Child Development and has completed her Montessori studies at Wellspring Montessori Training Center.


She is with us from 7:00 am until 1:30 pm daily.  

We look forward to meeting you and your child. Give us a call today!

The educational experience and dedication to learning never ceases

for the trained and experienced staff

at Montessori.


Each one of our teachers continues to take classes in Montessori, attend seminars and acquire new degrees.  Daily, they reevaluate their work using the Montessori method in light of new and different times.  

Samira Hussein

Rest assured, our dedicated faculty wants nothing more than to assist in the success of your child. They are all trained and certified Montessori teachers.

Each and every staff

member is CPR and First

Aid trained

Zahra is a college school graduate, and she is completing her associate degree in child development.

Zahra has worked for 5 years in the infant todler classroom. Her warm and caring nature soothes both the babies and the parents.


She talks with each parents daily about their child needs and communicates with them about each day.

Zahra Zaibunisa






As education coordinator and school administrator, Pat works closely with all. The hiring of our wonderful faculty is to her credit and hard work. Her broad knowledge of the Montessori materials and the Montessori philosophy in the classrooms is seen in the beautiful environments.


Pat is 3yrs. to 6yrs., 6yrs. to 9yrs., and 9yrs. to 12yrs. Montessori trained. She has a bachelor’s degree in General Studies from Northern Illinois University.  

Pat Whyte

Jim is the son of Pat Whyte.


He began volunteering in the office shortly after September 1st, 2011.


We are happy to have his support both in taking care of the building and helping in the office.

Jim Whyte


  • Infant/Toddler Pediatric Nurse who inspects our infant/toddler and 2’s classrooms once a month.

  • DHS Health department who checks our kitchen once a month.

  • City water department who checks our water 6 times a year.

  • Local and State Fire and Sprinkler System Inspectors who regularly check our systems.

  • General Maintenance and Repair Companies.

Faculty2 Pat Whyte

Pat has her college degree from N.I.U. and she completed her 3-6 year old Montessori training in 1979 from MECA-Seaton in Clarendon Hills IL.


She works in the classroom from 9:30 am - 2:30 pm.


The children are happy, well mannered and play with a purpose. The classroom that she created is a peacful one.

Pat Whyte