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Mrs. Barkha I Head of School


Barkha is a passionate educator whose leadership approach is deeply rooted in the global, collaborative, and facilitative nature of the Montessori pedagogy. 


At an early age, she knew having a role in early childhood education is what she aspired for in life. During her adolescent years, that passion grew stronger.  Barkha has been educating children for over 10 years now and has furthered her education to procure a leadership role in early childhood education.

Barkha, earned her American Montessori Society Certification at Dallas Montessori Teacher Education Program in 2009, prior to that she was a teacher at various childcare centers in Dallas, Austin and California. 

Today, Barkha carries her passion, knowledge and wisdom into the classroom to effectively inspire and guide students, staff and the community.  

Note from the Head of School:

I thank you for taking the time to learn about Willow Montessori Academy. I welcome you to explore our school as you make a very important decision regarding your child’s future.


  A well known and closely followed Montessori phrase is “Follow the Child.”  Our teachers nurture and cultivate each child’s curiosity while providing a strong foundation for continued academic success. WMA provides a warm, vibrant, educational environment   designed to foster a love of learning and help all children reach their fullest potential at their own unique pace. We strive to educate the whole child and to inspire children to be caring, socially responsible participants in their community and world.  At Willow Montessori Academy students discover the true joy of learning.

I look forward to meeting you and invite you to a beautiful journey of exploring and success for your child.  

With Gratitude, 

Barkha Naik Joseph

Owner of Willow Montessori Academy

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