Suzette Cadiz has been an educator for 38 years. She opened and operated a Montessori school in the 1970s after graduating from the Association Montessori Internationale London, and then went on to teach for over two decades at a primary school. In 2010, she co-founded Let’s Read, and continues to advocate for increased literacy throughout Trinidad and Tobago.
Alison de la Bastide has been a passionate educator for 30 years. She has taught at the preschool and primary school level in T&T and abroad. Presently, besides her work with Let’s Read, Alison facilitates teacher education workshops and is a volunteer coordinator at a Servol Junior Life Centre where she works with students 12 to 16 years old, to strengthen their literacy skills.