Katia Kozhakova

Faculty Information

Department(s)
Dogwood Faculty, Montessori Faculty and Assistants, New People & Positions, Primary
Title(s)
Primary Teacher, Dogwood Class

Contact Information

School Email
(Primary)
School Phone
202-387-2700   x115
Room
School - 1st floor

Education

Degree(s)
MA, AMI Montessori Primary (3-6), Washington Montessori Institute

Other Information

Biography

Katia Kozhakova joins the Aidan Community as the new lead teacher in the Dogwood Primary Class. Originally born and raised in the beautiful city of St. Petersburg, Russia, Katia moved to the United States in 2008 as part of a student exchange program. She aspired to be a teacher from a young age and began her career by teaching German at the St. Petersburg Policy Academy. After moving to the States, Katia continued her studies and pursued a master’s degree in education and her AMI Montessori Primary certification. Prior to joining Aidan, she spent 5 years as a Primary Guide at the Montessori Public School of Arlington.

In her spare time, Katia enjoys traveling, exploring new activities and discovering great restaurants in and around DC. She practices meditation and Kundalini yoga, and also loves art, reading, and spending time with her friends.