Valley Ranch

Welcome to Wonderland Montessori Academy of Valley Ranch! Opened in 2014, this school caters to the surrounding cities of Irving and Coppell.

Both, the WMA of Valley Ranch and WMA of Las Colinas, because of proximity of location, work as sister concerns and we encourage parents to visit both locations to see what works out better for their commute.

Most of our team at Valley Ranch, especially our certified educators have been with the school since its inception and they’ve seen it grow in vision and direction with pride and a deep sense of accomplishment, having contributed immensely to making our school and the quality of education what it is today.


Introduction to TessA CLAUSTRE:

Tessa has a degree in Mass Communications from Texas Woman’s University, where she also pursued post-graduate studies in Teaching.  She began working in child care in 2007, moving into a management position in 2011. Tessa held the position of Director from 2013 till 2015, of a childcare center in Fort Worth. From there, for 2 years, Tessa worked as a Child Care Licensing Inspector for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. 


In 2017, she began a new career as a Child Protective Services Investigator for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, and investigated abuse and neglect of children in home-based environments. Tessa has re-entered the child care field in an attempt to bring her knowledge of child development into focus and support the learning and well-being of children in child care.  Tessa lives with her husband and dog, and enjoys spending time with her godsons, ages 5 and 10 years.  She believes that all children deserve and benefit from early childhood education, and she hopes to enhance that experience through loving and individual attention to the well-being and education of each child in care. 

Tessa Claustre -  Head of School

Tessa Claustre
Head of School

Simran Jaggi - Assistant Head of School

Simran Jaggi
Assistant Head of School

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2090 Market Place Blvd,
Irving, TX 75063

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