Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society.
— Dr. Maria Montessori


Marali Bancesfuerte

Cactus Wren Children’s House Assistant


Ms. Marali is originally from Piura- Peru. She graduated from “Universidad Nacional de Piura- Peru” with a bachelor’s degree in science in mathematics. Marali also holds a degree in arts and music. She has more than 10 years of experience working on elementary and high school, and is fluent in English and Spanish. 

Marali loves and embraces other cultures through her passion for music and dancing in multicultural international events as a Folk dancing teacher, as a founder and a director of the “Sundace Peru” Studio in Arizona. She is a mother of two young children, who appreciate and value the Montessori system which focuses on the needs of every child as an individual; and she has been volunteer and catechist at “The Catechesis of God Shepherd” Montessori Program at her church for 6 years. Marali believes on the importance of education and self-development and continues to further her career and learning other languages such as French.