Martha Teien

Martha is the Founding and Executive Director of Mountain Montessori. She has a BS in Biology from Le Moyne College and an Early Childhood Directorship from the State of Colorado. Her Montessori training for Primary Level was completed through Montessori Educational Programs International ( in 1995. Martha’s internship was a full year at Vail Valley Montessori School in Minturn, Colorado.  Martha obtained her Masters of Education in Montessori at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN in 2010.

Martha has been a member of the Board of Directors for Montessori Educational Programs International (MEPI) for 4 years.  Presently she is serving as the President of MEPI.

Prior to coming to Mountain Montessori in 2004 as a founding teacher, Martha helped co-found Montessori Children’s House in Edwards, Colorado and Eagle Montessori in Eagle, Colorado. Martha has 5 children who are Montessori educated. Most of her free time is spent enjoying their soccer games, volley ball games and telemark competitions. Martha also loves to run, hike, and read.