Lake Hills Montessori Bee Cave is committed to providing a quality child care education for your child in a safe, loving, accepting and stimulating environment where individuality is encouraged. We organize our days to ensure each child has successful experiences every day that foster a positive self-concept and lifelong love of learning.

  • Montessori Certified Teachers
  • Spanish Curriculum
  • Traditional Montessori Curriculum
  • Established in 2007
  • Fully licensed by the Texas State Department of Protective and regulatory Services.

Meet Our Staff

Sandra Karnstadt

Ms. Sandra

Sandra Karnstadt MEd: Sandra (“Sandi”) is the Head of Schools / Founder of Lake Hills Montessori, Austin and Bee Cave. I feel so privileged to have worked with the children and families of Lake Hills Montessori for the past 20

Mr. Joshua

Mr. Joshua is our lead for the afternoon program and our resident real life singer song writer. In addition to providing us with music, he teaches “animal discovery”. If you visit the school, during an animal discovery class, you might

Ms. Pam

Ms. Pam is part of our amazing afternoon team. She can do it all! In addition to helping keep our main office in order, she teaches the geography class in the afternoon program where the children gather around to hear about

Ms. Rejini

Ms. Rejini is the Primary II Assistant Guide. She has been with Lake Hills for over 9 years. When Ms. Rejini is not at LHMBC, she is spending as much time as she can with her precious Grandson and cooking delicious Indian
Reshmi Arun

Ms. Reshmi

  Ms. Reshmi is the lead guide in our Primary II class and has been with Lake Hills Bee Cave since it opened. She loves to have her former students stop in to say hello. In her free time, she
Judy Falk

Ms. Judy

  Ms. Judy is the lead guide in our Primary I class. Judy has been with Lake Hills since the first campus opened in 1999 and has watched many Lake Hills Montessori graduates grow up. It is not unusual to have
Melba Guerra

Ms. Melba

  Ms. Melba is our wonderful and oh so magical Spanish Teacher. At Lake Hills Montessori, it would not be unusual to hear one of Ms. Melba’s youngest students greet you with a cheerful “Hola” or hold up a green

Ms. Mary

Ms. Mary is the Young Primary (YP) lead guide. She started out as an assistant in the YP classroom but quickly realized that her passion for Montessori was HUGE so she received her AMS certification and easily stepped into the

Ms. Jaclyn

Ms. Jaclyn is the lead guide in our Primary IV class. She grew up in a Military family so is from a little bit of everywhere but her family and roots are in Tennessee. We are so happy that she,

Ms. Sandi

Ms. Sandi is the Primary III Assistant Guide. She has had a lifelong love for Montessori, having been a Montessori child, worked as an assistant in a primary Montessori classroom, and observed as her children experienced the magic of Montessori

Ms. Chrissa

Ms. Chrissa is the Primary 4 assistant. She began working with children at the University of Oklahoma where she was a tutor in an after school program and while in college she mentored other college students as well as international

Ms. Johna

Ms. Johna is the Primary III Lead Guide. Johna always knew that she wanted to work with children and be a teacher but after working at Lake Hills Montessori as an assistant for many years, she fell in love with the

Ms. Kat

Ms. Kat is an assistant in our Young Primary classroom. We knew the minute that she walked in the door that she would be a perfect fit for our youngest Montessori students and we are so happy to have her

Ms. Madyson

Ms. Madyson is the Primary I Assistant. Madyson has an amazing calm way about her that can be seen as she moves around the classroom gently helping every child do their best. She has worked in childcare before but found