Tia Alonzo is a New Orleans native. She graduated from Eleanor McMain Secondary School in 2012, and Loyola University New Orleans in 2016; with a Bachelor’s Degree in English with a concentration in Film and Digital Media. She has always had a passion for working with children. During her undergraduate studies, Tia worked in a daycare center for two years, as well as private babysitting jobs. This is her second year at Cypress Academy. Last year, she worked in the self contained room as a Paraprofessional. She is eager to continue her work this year, as the Co-Teacher for the Kindergarten class. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, and traveling. Her future goal is to obtain her Teacher Certification.