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Liana Oram

course assistant


portland, or

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> AMI Elementary Diploma, WMI 1986
> M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, UT Austin 1983
> MSRE with concentration in Sustainability, UT Arlington, 2012
> 19 years working as a Montessori teacher/administrator with students 6-12 and MS/HS students
> Montessori student from 3 years old through 9 th grade at my mother’s school
> I helped start a school with my mom and an independent real estate company with my husband.
> I also have TEFL and LEED Green Associate certifications.

What I do at MNW
I am the Elementary Course Assistant at MNW.

What I like about MNW
The welcoming and authentic spirit of the staff. It is a wonderful reflection of the community Dr. Montessori desired to build through her work.

A favorite destination
Any National Park – My husband Scott and I are working on visiting them all.

A hobby
Hiking and photography – The Pacific Northwest is an amazing place for both, although no photograph can truly capture the experience of standing in these beautiful places. I volunteer at Portland Literacy Council teaching ESL and GED prep.

Words to live by
"Always leave a place better than you found it."

Proudest work
Helping people be their best self.

Coast or Mountains?
Mountains, but the Oregon Coast is a close second!