Emi (she/her) Lead Guide in Lavender (preschool-kindergarten)

Emi has been the lead guide in the Lavender classroom since 2014. Before joining Puddletown in 2011 as the assistant in the Lavender classroom, Emi had worked in varied environments caring for children including daycare, summer camp, and nanny work. Emi received a BA in Psychology from University of Hartford. Once arriving in Portland from the east coast, she received her AMI Primary diploma from Montessori Northwest. Emi is committed to the essence of the Montessori method and believes in the marvel of the true nature of the child. In her free time, Emi enjoys walking, writing, drawing, cooking, listening to records and spending time with her family.