Maya is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, and attended the University of Kansas for her undergraduate studies in linguistics and education. She has taught at elementary schools in Kansas and California, and her journey has now brought her to Bend! Maya especially loves teaching reading, because it combines her knowledge of linguistics with her love of education and books. She is passionate about individualized learning and building strong relationships with each of her students. Maya plans on attending OSU Cascades next year to pursue her master’s in teaching.
In her free time, Maya loves to cook, bake, snowboard, and play board games. She loves music, and has played piano and sang for almost 20 years! Maya also speaks French and German, and has been lucky to travel all over the world. Maya is very excited to begin her journey at BCA and can’t wait to meet all of the families and students!