Tara is the lead teacher and joined The Children’s Schoolhouse in 2010. She has become an integral part of the Schoolhouse community and its current curriculum. Tara was educated on the open school philosophy in high school and has worked with children of different ages, for over 20 years. When her children were young she co-founded a cooperative preschool in Boone, N.C. Her daughters have since grown and Tara continues to imprint on children’s lives and share her passions for gardening, cooking, art, and creativity.