Mrs. Lalita Trehan is a distinguished Montessorian, teacher and teacher trainer in the United States. She has been an educator for over 40 years and during this time has served many roles in both India and the US. She has a B.Sc. in Home Economics from Lady Irwin College, New Delhi. In 1978, she received her pre-primary Montessori certification from Chicago, and in 1989, her Lower and Upper Elementary certification from Houston, Texas. In 1993, she became a teacher trainer at the Houston Montessori Center. In her own words, “I am a children’s advocate and I feel very strongly that we have the power to make a difference and help underprivileged children through our collective efforts.”
Mrs. Trehan is founder of First Step Montessori School (Panchkula, 1983) and Founder Director of American Montessori School (Houston, 1986), Sugar Creek Montessori School (Stafford, 1994), Cambridge Montessori School (Sugar Land, 1997) and Sugar Creek Montessori School-Katy (2007). As testament to her expertise in early childhood education, in 1999, Mr. Untermeyer, Chief of Staff under President George Bush Sr. and Chairman of Texas State Board of Education, personally requested Mrs. Trehan to serve as Trustee on the Board of the Texas Center for Educational Research (T.C.E.R) in Austin, Texas.