sonia tavares

Assistant teacher / documentation specialist

Sonia joined CHP in 2012 as an Assistant Teacher and currently spearheads the school's documentation and communication efforts, which deeply connect our current work with our Reggio Emilia roots.  Prior to joining the team at CHP, she worked as an Assistant Teacher for 11 years at Children's Aid Society Philip Coltoff Center in the heart of Greenwich Village.

Sonia was born and raised in Manhattan, where she still lives with her husband and two children, Veronica and Matthew.  In addition to teaching and parenting, Sonia has also been a manager at Arturo's Restaurant for almost 20 years.

Sonia studied early childhood education at St. John's University and completed her CDA certification in June 2015.