Leila Golden was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and moved to Florida when she was seven years old. She completed school in Broward County when she moved to Miami to attend FIU. She received her Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and her Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education. She also has her Montessori Certification in 6-9 and is still continuing her education. She has been involved with Montessori for 3 years ranging from the toddler level to the lower elementary level. She loves teaching and watching her students grow before her eyes.