Martha Teien

Martha┬áis 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. ┬áMartha 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.┬áMartha 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.