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Lanessa Godwin

Co-Lead Directress | Bonsai Room

"Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed."

Lanessa Godwin began at Cedar Valley Montessori School in 2015 as a member of the office staff and schoolwide assistant before transitioning to assistant in the Oak Room, Directress in the Bonsai Room and now Co-Lead Directress in the Bonsai Room. 

She has an Associate’s Degree in culinary arts from Kirkwood Community College. Lanessa has had the opportunity to study and travel abroad to Japan, Canada and Vietnam. She loves seeing “all the children’s smiles and watching each child grow physically and mentally.” In her free time, Lanessa enjoys bike riding, cooking, reading, art, and food and culture.