Countryside is a family owned business managed by two sisters. Both sisters, Elisabet Ramirez and Marilyn Ramirez-Lopez, have degrees in education. They have been managing Countryside since 2007.
Elisabet Ramirez has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Master of Science in Reading. Elisabet is certified in Elementary Education and is English Speakers of Language (ESOL) endorsed. Before taking on the venture of running her own facility, Elisabet taught for five years in Miami Dade Public Schools. Her five years of teaching were at Broadmoor Elementary. Aside from being the Director of Countryside, Elisabet leads the VPK classes.
Marilyn Ramirez-Lopez has a Bachelor of Science in Exceptional Student Education and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Business Administration. Marilyn is ESOL endorsed, Exceptional Student Education (ESE) certified, and certified in General Education. Marilyn worked as a substitute teacher for two years in various Miami Dade Public Schools. Prior to embracing an endeavor of her own, Marilyn managed a family owned transportation company for seven years. She manages Countryside alongside her sister and supervises all facility licensing and staff credential requirements.