Basic Profile

Name:

Dr. Betsy Coe

Organizational Title:

Director

Organization:

Houston Montessori Center

City:

Houston

State/Province:

Texas

Zip/Postal Code:

77055

Country:

United States

Extended Profile

What do you (or organization) hope for in connection with a deep time perspective?

Houston Montessori Center hopes to network with like-minded organizations and become aware of more resources to support teachers especially at the upper levels with their Montessori curriculum.

Short description of your (or organization's) current interest/work in an deep time perspective:

The core of the Montessori curriculum is cosmic and peace education.

Background: Your bio if an individual, or description if an organization (Let us know who you are!):

Houston Montessori Center is celebrating its 40th year as a Montessori teacher education center. We give an American Montessori Society credential for teachers working with children/adolescent ages birth to 18 years and heads of school (7 different levels). I am Dr. Betsy Coe, the director of Houston Montessori Center and also the principal of School of the Woods, a Montessori school in Houston for ages 2 ½ to 18 year celebrating its 50th anniversary as a Montessori school.

Year became interested in a deep time evolutionary perspective:

1974 when HMC began to offer teacher education

Originally inspired to do this work by:

Maria Montessori

Also inspired to do this work by:

Brian Swimme, Jennifer Morgan, Thomas Berry, Michael and D’Neal Duffy.

Call this work:

Montessori Cosmic Education

Organizations involved with that have a Deep Time evolutionary perspective:

Big History

Applying a Deep Time evolutionary perspective to what fields/issues:

Education

Favorite Quote Having to do With a Deep Time Evolutionary Perspective:

“We shall walk together on this path of life, for all things are part of the universe, and are connected with each other to form one whole unity.” Maria Montessori

Offer programs with a deep time evolutionary perspective:

Yes

If Yes, Programs Offered With a Deep Time Evolutionary Perspective:

Teacher Training Programs

One website address for display on the map:

http://houstonmontessoricenter.org