BLOOM ELEMENTARY LEADS
Elementary Lead Guide
Flávia was born and raised in Brazil. She has lived in Montana for 24 years. Flavia has a son who is 17 years old. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Carroll College in Community Health and another in Teaching Language and Translation (from Portugese to English and French) from Mackenzie University in Brazil. She is currently working on her Elementary Montessori certification, through the North American Montessori Center. Flavia has been working with children for over 20 years. She views teaching as not just a job, but a passion - doing what she loves to do!
Elementary Assistant Guide
Lauren was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina and was raised in many different places including South Korea and Alaska because her father was in the Army. Early experiences with teachers led her to form a diligent approach and passion for teaching children. She received her education in Virginia, where she attended Southside Virginia Community College and received an Associates Degree in Arts and Sciences, continuing on to Longwood University, where she received her Bachelors in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology. Now based in Helena, she is excited to study the Montessori model for teaching. In her free time Lauren enjoys going on hikes with her boyfriend and being outdoors.