Mission Kids Cooperative Preschool, San Francisco

Lara D’Emilio

October 22, 2021

Lara D’Emilio (She/Her) is a floating teacher at Mission Kids. Lara is at home in California, having grown up in Los Angeles County and visiting family in the Bay Area prior to moving to San Francisco for college.

Before joining the co-op as a classroom teacher, Lara taught creative dance at Mission Kids in 2019 through her work with Performing Arts Workshop. In addition to Mission Kids, Lara is a head teacher at Children’s After School Arts (CASA) at Rooftop Elementary. Lara has bachelor’s degree in performing arts and social justice with a dance concentration and a minor in child and youth studies from the University of San Francisco. She recently received a social-emotional arts curriculum certificate through UCLArts and Healing. Lara loves cats and classic rock and will usually incorporate both in games of freeze dance.