Ms. Rozina Mohammad – Head of School
Ms. Rozina Mohammad is the founder of Casa Dei Bambini and Petite Maison Montessori Schools and has dedicated her life to the success of our future, reflected in today’s child. Her four innovative schools in the suburbs of Houston, Texas and Aurora, Illinois, reflect the pioneering spirit of Dr. Maria Montessori in imparting education to develop the whole child. She was awarded her certification with the American Montessori Society (AMS) in 2001. Additionally, she received both her Early Childhood Degree and Child Development Associates Degree, following which she has also established her Director Credentials with the Childcare Council of Greater Houston in 2008.
Ms. Rozina Mohammad has been selected as one of CKW LUXE’s Top 20 Impact Maker Awards honorees for 2020. Those honored with an Impact Maker award are humanitarians who are generous in their support of others, dedicated to improving lives and living conditions, and devoted to finding better ways of helping. They have made an achievement that has had a positive impact on some area of the arts, science, education, humanitarianism, or medicine within our community. In addition, County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant commemorated the centennial anniversary of the Women’s Equality Day on August 25th, 2020 by presenting proclamation honoring Ms. Rozina Mohammad for the important roles she plays as women leader in her profession.
Ms. Viji Raja – Head of Administration
Ms. Viji Raja is the Head of Administration with Petite Maison Montessori. She joined our team in 2017 with over 12 years of experience in human resource management, recruitment, business partnering, and talent engagement. She specialized in green field projects and ramp-ups at Nokia and Ford Motor Company. Ms. Viji holds a Master of Business Administration, specializing in Human Resources/Administration, and a Master of Arts, specializing in Public Administration. She believes that school financial and administrative excellence will provide dedicated support to our school, students, and parents. Ms. Viji is well-known for her philanthropic work and her belief in, and support of, social programs and the arts. She has been awarded as Exemplary Women for the year 2022, by a Non- Profit Organization BKM towards her contribution for the Community and their Culture.
She will continue to deliver her excellent service in our school. She believes in Mother Teressa’s quote – “Helping hands are better than Praying Lips.”