Dilnawaz Kapadia (Dil) has been a Classroom Teacher at Montessori School at Five Canyons in Castro Valley since 2017, and Assistant Director of the Montessori Institute of Advanced Studies in Castro Valley since 2019.
Dilnawaz has a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from University of California at Berkeley, CA. She received her Montessori teaching credential in Early Childhood Education from the Montessori Institute of Advanced Studies in Castro Valley, CA.
Dil lives in Livermore with her husband and three daughters, all Montessori children. When she is not in the classroom, she loves to go on long walks on a beach or hiking with family. She loves large family gatherings, reading, dancing and gardening. Dil is on the lower elementary teaching team.Department: Lower Elementary