Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori
Born: August 31, 1870, Chiaravalle, Marche, Italy
Died: May 6, 1952 (aged 81), Noordwijk, South Holland, Netherlands
Resting Place: Noordwijk, Netherlands
Education: University of Rome La Sapienza Medical School
About Dr. Montessori
Dr. Maria Montessori (1870 - 1952) created a system of learning known as the Montessori Method. She was one of several charismatic and ingenious pioneers of early childhood education who were active during the first half of the 20th century.
Montessori Teachers Collaborative
Established: December 8, 1997 on AOL Hometown
Montessori Teachers Collective
Established: March 7, 1998 at moteaco.com
"A proudly non-commercial, distinctly unaffiliated,
grass-roots organization with community on its
collective mind and devoted to one intent: To Promote the Health & Good Humor of Montessorians Everywhere."
The Montessori Teachers Collective was created in 1997 by an American Montessori teacher from Massachusetts.