Molly is an experienced, AMS-trained Montessori guide from the USA. Originally from Montana, she has also lived in many locations throughout the western United States as well as Italy and New Zealand. She discovered her love of Montessori education in 2013, and has been working with children ages 3–6 in Montessori environments ever since. Molly holds a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing, and a Bachelor’s Degree in English with a minor in Art. As a published poet, she is enthusiastic about nurturing children’s artistic and expressive impulses, in addition to supporting them in their social, emotional, and intellectual development. She is especially passionate about the Montessori values of respect, peace, and equality, and is enthusiastic about helping children grow into independent and responsible life-long learners. In her spare time she enjoys yoga and hiking, as well as painting, knitting, and reading.