Nursery Coordinator Lucia Silva

Lucia Silva is the Nursery Coordinator for the childcare program at Oconee Street UMC. She has long been a passionate advocate for play, child-directed learning, and respectful caregiving and is grateful for the opportunity to grow those interests into practice in this nursery program.

Lucia has also worked as a ballet teacher, managed two independent bookstores in Southern California, and reviewed books for NPR’s Morning Edition. She currently homeschools her two young children, serves on the board of the Athens Chapter of the Ladies Homestead Gathering, and works weekends at Avid Bookshop in Five Points.