carmen's picture Carmen M. Quinones Jimenez was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is fluent in Spanish and English with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology. Before moving to Orlando, Florida in October of 2011, she and her husband owned an Artisan Workshop specializing in traditional Puerto Rican children's toys. As an Artisan and with her psychology background, Carmen developed and offered through the years several seminars and summer programs for children.

When she moved to Orlando she took the Department and Families courses for Early Childhood and became a Pre-school Teacher. Before joining the Montessori World School family she worked for two years for the JCC of Greater Orlando; one year as a substitute and the other as a lead teacher in the two year old class. She believes in the importance of nurturing creativity in children to express themselves.

In her free time Mrs. Quinones loves reading, crochet, sewing and movies.