Taiala (she/her) is the assistant in Lavender (preschool-kindergarten).

Tai is from Salvador, Brazil and moved to the US six years ago. She has eight years experience as a Montessori Primary Assistant, and is currently enrolled in Montessori Northwest’s Primary teacher training course. Tai loves nature. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and camping with her family. Tai’s husband is a Montessori elementary teacher, and their son is part of the Red Cedar elementary community here at Puddletown.