Interview with Lucy Canzoneri-Golden
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Interview with Lucy Canzoneri Golden, co-director of Coral Reef Montessori School. Lucy was born in Colombia, but grew up in Queens, New York. She graduated from high school in 1978 and attended Hunter College in New York where she received her BA in theater arts and elementary education. Lucy later earned an MS in Montessori education from Barry University. She taught in Harlem, New York, for two years before moving to Miami, where she taught as a drama and English-as-a-second language teacher in a Title 1 program. She continued to teach in a Title 1 school for six years. Between 1996 and 1998, she founded the Coral Reef Montessori charter school. She is Buddhist, and her work also includes promoting global citizenship and engagement in social issues. Lucy endeavors to include diversity in her school and incorporate original ideas for the children.