Angelica Costello is the Directress of the Toddler Community, the room in which she was previously the assistant. She was born and educated in Mexico and graduated from Escula Normal para Maestros de la Universidad del Estato de Morelos in Mexico with a degree in Literature. After graduation she taught literature and reading to Junior High students. She has lived in the United States for 24 years and has taught pre-K and Spanish Literature. She and her husband moved to Springfield two years ago. She recently spent the summer of 2015 training in St. Louis to become certified through the American Montessori Society in Infant and Toddler education.