Chandria Taylor is a kindergarten teacher in St. Louis, MO. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Masters Degree in Human Services. She is the founder and CEO of Like A Rose Inc. She is the mother of the four girls, Rylen, Jacelyn, Adelyn and Eden. But she is also a dancer, pianist, and a writer. She does her best writing with gospel music in the background and water all around her. She is now focused on raising awareness on Stillbirth and Infant Loss along with the mental health that comes along with it. She speaks for the grieving mother who feels like she has no voice.
Lauren Moore graduated from the university of Missouri, Kansas City with a Bachelors in Psychology and a minor in theater. She has used her years of studies and experiences to professionally pursue behavior therapy along with other forms of social service positions. She is excited to join this amazing team as the social services coordinator.
Danyale Pace graduated with a BSBA in Marketing from Missouri Western State University. After five years in corporate America, she resigned to pursue a career with a non-profit organization, Our Future Children (OFC). OFC provided an after school program that offered mentorship, homework assistance and meals to children of low income families. Unfortunately, in 2018, the after school feeding program dissolved, which forced her on a slightly different path. She currently works in the health insurance field where she finds great reward in helping “transform [her] community, one person at a time.
Terra Jo is a wife and mother of 3 girls who graduated with a BS in Music Education with a dual major in vocal and instrumental music from Hannibal LaGrange University in June 2000. She accepted her first teaching position immediately following graduation with Lexington R-V School District in the Kansas City area working at both the middle and high schools and worked at various schools for many years. She eventually left the teaching field and pursued other careers. While she gained a lot of experiences she wouldn’t have otherwise had, working in the corporate world only proved that she truly belonged in education helping to mold and guide our youth through her passion for music. In June of 2014 she accepted a music teaching position in the St. Louis Public School district. She has now been working in the SLPS district for 6 years. She is excited about her future in SLPS as well as Like a Rose. While she clearly has a passion for music her true goal in life is to be able to use her God-given talents to inspire and ignite a desire in others to become their best selves.