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If you would like to interview Lark, speak to her regarding an ECE workshop, ECE / Preschool curriculum development consulting, Peace Education in Early Childhood or for a reading of her children’s book What Every Child Should Know, contact her here.
Preschool Curriculum Development Specialist
Lark Sontag has 15 years of experience in education and 10 years of direct teaching experience in early childhood education.
Her specialty is creating classrooms that are inclusive of neurodiverse students, supporting staff in developing diverse and socially equitable curriculum, and building libraries for nonprofits and schools that cater to young children and their parents.
She has a BA from Mount St. Mary’s University, a MA from Pacific Oaks College, and a teaching credential from the State of California. She is a registered CDA Professional Development Specialist, PINJ/NJ Workforce Registry Trainer & Consultant, and NY State Aspire Trainer. She also is a Yoga Alliance trained Yoga Instructor receiving her RYT® 200 from Breathe For Change in May of 2020.
She has been a Preschool Development Curriculum Specialist for schools in California, New York, New Jersey, and Wisconsin.
Her writings have been published in Time, LA Weekly, LA City Beat, Zocalo, Daily News, Next City, Truth Dig, 30 Seconds, and Elephant Journal.
She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including The AJ Muste Award (2018), The Pacific Oaks College Community Involvement Award (2017), Center for Cooperative Media Award (2017) and was recognized by the City of Los Angeles for my service to Literary Los Angeles.
She has presented at LACMA, MOCA, Los Angeles Union Station, the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Library at UCLA, Southwest College, Occidental College, Montclair State University, El Camino College, LAUSD, LACOE, Compton Unified School District, Left Forum, and NAEYC Annual Conference.
She has been interviewed by NBC, PBS, and Pacifica.