Denise grew up helping her mom take care of their family daycare. She is from Brazil, and went to college to get a Bachelor’s Degree in Pedagogy, which in America is equivalent to Early Childhood Education. Before starting at Montessori, she worked at an infant daycare in Portland for four years. She has four kids and two dogs and enjoys hiking, exercise, and spending time with her family playing games, watching movies, crafting, sewing and knitting.


Assistant Teacher

Paulina came to Vancouver Montessori with plenty of experience working with children. She comes with the skill of being bilingual in English and Spanish. She has lived in Vancouver, WA all her life. She loves spending time with her family and dogs. She also enjoys going to concerts and to the dunes. 


Floater Teacher

Bio coming soon!