The Staff



Gisele Reis - Director





"Welcome to Diálogo School! Greetings from Salvador da Bahia! Dialogo Team will be glad to have you at the school. We are working daily to offer you a real and enriching experience in Brazil. The language, the culture and the traditions of this country are present in each part of the programs we offer."




 Egmael dos Santos - Janitor



“Welcome to Diálogo School! My name is Egmael and I am the janitor of the school. I’ll be here to greet you every morning. I love the opportunity to get to know people from around the world. ”



 Jailson Santos - Cultural Guide


"Hi! My name is Jailson and I’ll be here to welcome you and be your source of cultural information in the city. I speak English, and I’m here to offer all the relevant information you need for your program – please don’t hesitate to ask me anything! For me, it’s a real pleasure to work with people form different countries and be able to exchange ideas."



  Ricardo Piedade - Administrator


"My name is Ricardo and I oversee the administrative and financial aspects for the school. I enjoy meeting people from all over the world.




Kleber Moitinho - Didactic Coordinator




"Hi! My name is Kleber. I have a B.A. in English from the Universidade Federal da Bahia and a graduate degree in Education. When you arrive at the school, I’ll be here to help place you into the right class and help with any questions you may have about the course.”



Lara Ribeiro - Teacher


"Hi! I majored in Law at the Catholic University of Salvador-Bahia, and did my specialization in Higher Education. I speak English and a bit of Spanish and love to work with foreign students!




Marcelo Santos - Teacher


"Hi! My name is Marcelo Santos. I graduated in Literature and Portuguese and English Language at the Federal University of Bahia. I am also an English  teacher.





Sônia Castro - Teacher


"My name is Sônia. I majored in Portuguese and English at the Federal University of Bahia, and in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature at the University of Lisbon. I’ve taught Portuguese in both Germany and the United States.





Tatiana Pessanha - Teacher


"Hi, I am Tatiana. I majored in Portuguese and English Language at the Federal University of Bahia and have a specialization in Childhood Education and Special Education. I’m originally from Belo Horizonte, in the state of Minas Gerais, but I’ve been living in Salvador since 1997.




Jamilly Multary - Teacher


“Hello, my name is Jamilly. I have a B.A. in Portuguese and a specialization in Portuguese Grammar and Texts. In addition to Portuguese, I’ve studied English and Italian and currently study German and Higher Education. I love being a Portuguese teacher and meeting new people!



Carmen Pinheiro - Cooking Teacher



"I’m Carmen. I have been in love with cooking since I was a child and enjoy sharing what I know. For me, the most rewarding part of preparing food is seeing others enjoy it…and you’ll definitely enjoy it!




Sidney - Dance Teacher

"My name is Sidney. I’ve been dancing for ten years and practice Lambada, Bahian Swing, Forró, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Pagode, Afro-dance and Samba!. I’ve studied in many dance schools, the most important being the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) and the Cultural Foundation for Dance (Fundação Cultural de dança). I consider dance to be my life; it is both exercise for the body and inspiration for the soul!".