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“All we need really do is change our fundamental attitude toward the child & love him with a love which has faith in his personality and goodness; which sees not his faults but his virtues.”

-Dr. Maria Montessori

Carly Conroy Director/ Lead Guide 

Carly has been involved with Montessori education in NW Oregon and internationally for over 10 years as a lead guide, board member, assistant, substitute and parent. She received her AMI Degree at Montessori Northwest (MNW) in 2007 and earned her M.Ed in Montessori education at Loyola University in 2010.

Carly and her husband served in the Peace Corps in Zambia where she taught in the village public school and trained local teachers to create a more child centered classroom environment.

After Peace Corps, Carly and her husband moved back to Portland, started a family and decided to put down roots in Forest Grove. Her daughter (currently in her class), and son have gone through Montessori. Carly is grateful to help guide children using the Montessori method and to expand the reach of Montessori education into the Forest Grove community and beyond.