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Calling All Educators: Back to Work in the Context of COVID-19

Returning to the classroom during the disruption caused by the pandemic has been challenging for both parents and teachers. Each family must evaluate their own risk tolerance in balance with the financial, logistical and emotional needs unique to their dynamic. At Higher Ground Education, which runs the world’s largest dedicated network of Montessori schools, diversifying program offerings to secure continuity of education for children and continuity… Read more »

Guidepost Montessori Launches Nanny Shares, Home Learning Pods Nationwide

(Lake Forest, CA, JUL 2020) – Guidepost Montessori is offering families across the country new childcare and education solutions with the national expansion of Guidepost at Home, a service that places vetted and trained Montessori nannies and educators in the homes of families searching for an alternative to brick-and-mortar daycares and schools this fall. The at-home service… Read more »

Press Release: Higher Ground Education, The Roots of Progress Co-Found Global “Progress Studies” Curriculum for High School Students

(Lake Forest, CA, MAY 2020) –  The Roots of Progress and Higher Ground Education have partnered to create a high-school program within the emerging field of Progress Studies – the study of scientific, industrial, technological, and economic advancement. “Progress Studies for Young Scholars” is now enrolling applicants globally for a June launch. The program, which will… Read more »

Guidepost at Home Partners with city-based housing brand Kin to bring childcare on-site

Kin, a real estate brand that builds and operates community-focused housing for young families, launched in 2019 as a collaboration between Common and Tishman Speyer. They  are a small team on a big mission to forge tech and shared spaces in a way that creates truly family-friendly urban living. Everything from the design of residential Kin buildings to community programming is rooted in the belief that families live better when they are part of a strong community. When Guidepost Montessori launched Guidepost At Home’s nanny share in the city this… Read more »

Guidepost Montessori Launches Emergency Childcare for Essential Workers

Lake Forest, CA, MARCH 20 2020— While many schools are temporarily closing as the nation mobilizes around coronavirus response measures, Guidepost Montessori is re-opening its early childhood campuses to ensure that essential workers do not lose crucial childcare services during the crisis. “To successfully address this global pandemic, we inescapably rely on certain critical work forces, and these essential workers… Read more »