Links and Resources


Montessori Resources


Maria Montessori
This website is an excellent resource for news and information about Montessori education. It has a blog with content written by knowledgeable parents and Montessori educators and is a good resource for people interested in learning about Montessori philosophy.


Dr. Steve J. Hughes, PhD, LP, ABPdN
A pediatric neuropsychologist and assistant professor of pediatrics in Pediatric Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Minnesota, Steve is a highly qualified resource for brain and psychological research supporting the traditional Montessori philosophy and teaching method. Watch Steve’s  humorous yet rigorous talks to find out how today’s neuroscience research corroborates Dr. Montessori’s findings of 100 years ago.


Association Montessori International—USA
Association Montessori International (AMI-USA) is the international organization for traditional Montessori Teacher Training that Dr. Maria Montessori started in 1929 to protect and manage the standards of her work. The director and guides at Sundborn Children’s House are AMI trained.


Montessori Northwest
Montessori Northwest (MNW) is an excellent training center on the west coast that provides AMI Montessori teacher training at the Assistants to Infancy (0–3), Primary (3–6), and Elementary (6–12) age levels, and serves as a hub of activity within the Montessori community. MNW also offers parent education, continuing education workshops, community education, and personalized staff development for Montessori professionals.


Oregon Montessori Association
Oregon Montessori Association (OMA) provides professional training, networking, and community outreach to support vibrant Montessori education in Oregon and Southwest Washington.


Montessori for Adults
The Institute for Educational Studies (TIES) offers Masters degree, distance education programs in Integrative Learning and Montessori Integrative Learning. Their Montessori Integrative Learning program is an experiment with Montessori education for adults, which Maria Montessori dreamed of when she first created her educational model over 100 years ago.


Philip Snow Gang
Philip Snow Gang, Ph.D., is the Academic Dean of The Institute for Educational Studies (TIES). He is a pioneer in the field of integrative, systemic, and transformative approaches to education.

Traditional Montessori Schools Near Sundborn

Corvallis Montessori School

Corvallis Montessori School has Toddler and Primary classrooms.


Philomath Montessori School

Philomath Montessori School has one Primary classroom and contributed to the Nhimbe School.


Monmouth Montessori School

Monmouth Montessori School has a Primary classroom.


McMinnville Montessori School

McMinnville Montessori School has both Primary and Elementary classrooms.

Other Links

Northwest Montessori School
The largest and oldest traditional Montessori school in the Seattle area, Northwest Montessori School continues to support the vision and growth of Sundborn Children’s House.


Institute for Earth Education
The Institute for Earth Education (IEE) is a national organization to support education about nature and the environment. IEE programs emphasize understanding basic ecological processes, developing positive feelings for the natural world, and making personal lifestyle changes.


Natural Step Network
Sundborn Children’s House is a member of the Natural Step, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to education, advisory work, and research in sustainable development. Since 1989, it has worked with thousands of corporations, municipalities, academic institutions, and not-for-profit organizations that have proven that moving strategically toward sustainability leads to new opportunities, reduced costs, and dramatically reduced ecological impacts.

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The Bridge by Carl Larsson 1899