Maria AllisHead Teacher, Transitional Kindergarten

    Maria was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and has been teaching for over thirty years. She holds a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Sonoma State University and has a breadth of professional experience, ranging from public education to presenting at numerous seminars, conferences, and workshops. Maria is committed to respecting the needs, abilities, and backgrounds of all students and their families, aiming to fully embrace each individual’s uniqueness. Maria currently resides in Fairfax, where she enjoys yoga, nature walks, and spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.