Month: June 2019

Q&A with Head of School in Vienna: ‘Montessori is appealing to Austrians and expats!’

Katherine Price Beuchert, our Head of School at Guidepost Montessori in Vienna, sat down recently with The Vienna Region, a marketing company based in Austria that supports and connects international entrepreneurs, public institutions, education, and research within Europe and abroad. In the Q&A, Katherine says, “When Higher Ground Education came to Vienna, the Expat Center was the… Read more »

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A Q&A with Alex Gilman of ATI

The Academy of Thought and Industry is our network of high schools in Austin, San Francisco, St. Louis, and Manhattan. Bobby George, Director of Content at Higher Ground Education, recently sat down with Alex Gilman, the humanities guide for ATI’s San Francisco campus. Meet Alex Gilman.  Can you introduce yourself? My name is Alex Gilman. I’m a… Read more »

A Q&A with Matt Bateman

The Academy of Thought and Industry is our network of high schools, with locations in Austin, San Francisco, Manhattan, and St. Louis. Bobby George, Director of Content at Higher Ground Education, sat down recently with Matt Bateman, our Vice President of Content at Higher Ground, who also works with the leadership team at the Academy… Read more »

A Q&A with the founder of Academy of Thought and Industry

The Academy of Thought and Industry is our network of high schools, with locations in Austin, San Francisco, Manhattan, and St. Louis. Bobby George, Director of Content at Higher Ground Education, sat down recently with the founder of ATI, who serves today as the Director of High School Development and Senior Pedagogical Advisor for Higher… Read more »

A Q&A with the Head of School at ATI in Austin

What are students learning at the Academy of Thought and Industry, our network of teenage learning communities? How are students growing? What matters most there? Bobby George, Director of Content at Higher Ground Education, recently sat down with EvaClaire Wright, the Head of School at ATI’s campus in Austin, Texas, to answer some of these… Read more »

Higher Ground Education acquires LePort Montessori Schools in Northern Virginia

Fairfax, VA (June 10, 2019) — Higher Ground Education Inc. has acquired six of LePort Montessori’s schools in Northern Virginia, a network comprising over 500 students and 150 educators.  This acquisition makes Higher Ground’s own school network the largest dedicated Montessori network in the United States. With this acquisition, Higher Ground now has 28 school locations across… Read more »

The Prepared Montessorian is Creating New Opportunities.

Perhaps the largest tangible preparation happening now is that we’re outfitting our new training center housed adjacent to our central office. Here we’re setting up mock classrooms with all the materials that children typically find in Montessori classrooms and setting up a state-of-the-art learning space for adults to learn how to bring Montessori to children. This… Read more »