Lucila began her career as a holistic educator in 1985 as a Waldorf kindergarten teacher in Brazil, her home country. She is the author of Holistic Education: An Analysis of its Pedagogical Application and numerous articles. She currently holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer position at the University of Auckland. Prior to moving to New Zealand, Lucila was Associate Professor at the University of Montana. Lucila has extensive international experience. She has taught in Brazil, St. Maarten, United Kingdom, United States, and Indonesia.
- Ph.D. Education, Ohio State University, U.S.A.
- M.A. Drama in Education, University of Central England, U.K.
- Performing Arts Certificate, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil