Marie comes from Liberec, from a big family, with six children. She started working with children in a Scout, spent four summer holidays in GB, eight months in Canada, and two summer holidays in Spain as au-pair. Maria pursued a degree in preschool education at the University of Hradec Králové, has been working in several International Preschools. From 2014 she has taught at a Montessori preschool in Liberec. She is currently completing her 3-6 Montessori training with Claus-Dieter Kaul. The Montessori approach for her, is a way of life.