Montessori Works is a school development organization founded to increase accessible, authentic, quality Montessori education in Delaware. The board includes Montessori experts, educators, parents, and others who are working to make Montessori programs a more broadly available option in the public arena.
Montessori is a proven educational model with limited availability to children in Delaware. Montessori Works is making Montessori an option for more families by:
Expanding Montessori in the Public Sector by providing comprehensive school start-up support, including development of curriculum, policies and community connections; operations planning and support; and professional development and human resource assistance for districts and charters.
Establishing Sussex Montessori School in Sussex County. we are finalizing our charter application for submission in December 2017. The application is drafted and in final stages of development.
Increasing the Montessori Teacher Supply in Delaware by creating a Montessori Training program in partnership with the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector (NCMPS) and potential local university partners and focusing on dual-certification requirements for Montessori teachers and administrators in public schools.
Increasing Montessori Awareness by sponsoring seminars and other opportunities for communities to explore how children learn through Montessori.
Advocating for Pro-Montessori Public Policy by working with State legislators, Governmental Departments and Agencies, Non-Profit organizations and Education-Reform minded corporate citizens and community members.