Assistant Teacher, Early Preschool
Mara is pursuing a Liberal Arts degree from the University of New Mexico, specializing in Health Education and Special Education. Fulfilling her dream to work in the field of education, Mara joined the Living Montessori team in 2018.
Mara grew up in New Mexico as the oldest of eleven children. In her early 20s, Mara spent time volunteering in Haiti, as well as working with foster children in her home state. Mara was drawn to Washington State and plans to pursue a Montessori certification and graduate degree from the University of Washington.
Mara enjoys scrapbooking, cross-stitch, yoga, dance and exploring her new hometown. Mara settled in the Belltown area of Seattle and welcomes restaurant and attraction recommendations! After a long day of work and homework, Mara enjoys cooking a big meal, usually Italian, while listening to Dean Martin records.