Our Staff


All of our teachers have a background in education and are committed to partnering with you on your child’s learning adventure. Our staff directory will be online before the start of the school year.

saboudExecutive Director: Sevasti Aboud

Sevasti has joined our team here at Beach Gathering August 2013.  She is coming to us from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Children’s Day Center where she was the Director/Office Manager of a Orthodox Christian based preschool/daycare of 65 children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age.  She has over 15 years of experience of owning, developing, teaching and managing daycare/preschool programs.   She has worked and developed preschool curriculums using programs such as NAEYC Accreditation, Head Start Early Interventions and Montessori based teachings.  She also is CPR, First Aid, and MAT certified.  Sevasti has a degree in Business Administration and has taken several years of continuing education on Early Childhood development of infant and preschoolers as well as in the Management side of directing and owning a Daycare/Preschool program. Sevasti also has hands on experience in working with children of special needs.  Through her experiences, she has a deep love in working with children helping them to grow and develop. Sevasti believes firmly in the phrase “It takes a community to raise a child“ and she cannot wait for the opportunity to partner up with you and your family to make Beach Gathering Montessori Preschool the best place for your child’s learning and developing needs.

Sevasti has a strong Greek Orthodox background and faith.  She loves her heritage.  She comes from the traditional big Greek family of 8 kids, where she is the youngest.  She was born in Chicago and has been living in Virginia for almost 30 years.  She has visited Greece several times in her life.  She lives in Virginia Beach with her husband, 3 girls (13, 12, and 8), nephew, large extended family and a little shorkie puppy. In her spare time, Sevasti loves to cook Greek food and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Director: Sarah Ortiz 

Financial Administrator: Sarah Branch


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