Jayanthi Rajagopalan is the Founder and Director of Abacus Montessori Learning Centre and Abacus
Montessori & Private School in Toronto, Canada since 2004. She gained her Montessori training at the
primary level in 1999 at the Montessori Centre International, UK, and an M.Ed. in Montessori Integrated
Learning at TIES-Endicott College, Massachusetts. Jayanthi is also a Trainer of trainers with the
Canadian Montessori Teacher Education Institute in Toronto since 2000 and has trained several
Montessori teachers and assistants in Canada and Vietnam. She believes that the Montessori philosophy is
not merely applicable to children. Instead, it is a way of life.