Whole Earth Montessori


Sonali Hegde

Sonali has been part of the Whole Earth Montessori community since 2006. After having taught in the Early Childhood classrooms at WEM, she is now the Program Supervisor at the school. She is passionate about child development and ensuring that the social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children are met in the school. She supports the staff and ensures that the school stays true to the Montessori philosophy and to WEM vision, mission and goals.

She is an AMS certified Early Childhood educator with a Graduate degree in English Literature and Undergraduate degrees in Mass Communication and Psychology.  She enjoys hiking and exploring the gorgeous trails here in the Pacific Northwest.  She loves traveling around the world to learn about different cultures and spend time with her family. She lives in Redmond with her husband and Golden Retriever Frodo. Both her children went to Montessori schools, they are grown and pursuing their futures; one is an aspiring writer and researcher wanting to change the world and the other is studying computer science to use technology in creative ways to make the world a better place.