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Viviana Araya

Viviana Araya - Country Day School

Pre-Kinder Teacher

I have been at the Country Day School my entire teaching career. I began at Country in 1996 working as a nanny in the Day Care. I later became a teaching assistant and then a classroom teacher in the PreKinder.


I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Preschool Education from Universidad San Judas Tadeo and a Master’s Degree in Education for Children With Special Needs from the Universidad San Judas Tadeo.

I have been fortunate to have 23 years at CDS where I have worked with a rich variety of leaders and colleagues who have enriched my expertise as a teacher.