Launching a Public Montessori School

Montessori School Design

Montessori School Design Prepared Environments for Learning and Living Learning never takes place in a vacuum. Optimal education requires optimal surroundings, and for more than a century Montessori environments have set the standard for school design that supports deep learning, peaceful and purposeful social development, and vibrant communities of practice. Grounded in core principles of order, respect, and freedom within limits, Montessori environments are intentionally designed to foster concentration, collaboration and community. The moment you step on campus, it’s clear this is a...

National Charter School Resource Center

The National Charter School Resource Center (Resource Center) serves as a national center to provide on-demand resources, information, and technical assistance to support successful planning, authorizing, implementation, and sustainability of high-quality charter schools; to share evaluations on the effects of charter schools; and to disseminate information about successful practices in charter schools. The Resource Center is funded through the U.S. Department of Education’s Charter Schools Program. ...

NCMPS Rubric of Essential Elements of Montessori Practice in the Public Sector

NCMPS Rubric of Essential Elements of Montessori Practice in the Public Sector Download PDF: Essential Element Rubric 4.0 Our rubric is based on the Essential Elements of Successful Public Montessori Schools, a document developed in the late 1990s by the major Montessori organizations in the United States to help guide the growth of Montessori public schools. This rubric relies on those fundamental principles to create a set of “look-fors” that can assist schools and school leaders in determining how well their...