Basic Profile


Merrie King

Organizational Title:



Montessori Education Center of the Rockies





Zip/Postal Code:



United States

Extended Profile

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

We look forward to giving and receiving resources and to connecting with people and places around the globe.

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

As a Montessori teacher preparation program, we infuse cosmic education into all of our work. Each level (Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary I, and Elementary I-II) is guided in their work by an understanding of the big picture. We believe that understanding and awareness of our Deep Time Journey provides greater intentionality to our principles and practices. Connections and interdependence abound!

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

It is a privilege to be the Director of Montessori Education Center of the Rockies, a Montessori Teacher Education program that was founded in 1978. We offer three courses that prepare students for American Montessori Society teaching credentials. MECR is affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS) and accredited by the Montessori Education Council for Teacher Education (MACTE).

What are you (or organization) looking for from the Network?

We would welcome the opportunity to exchange ideas and resources with others from around the world.

What do you (or organization) bring to the Network?

We bring enthusiasm, questions, and years of experience exploring cosmic education.

Year became interested in a deep time evolutionary perspective:


Originally inspired to do this work by:

Maria Montessori and Alice Renton

Also inspired to do this work by:

Brian Swimme, Wendell Berry, Rosaly Roffman

Call this work:

Montessori Cosmic Education

Organizations involved with that have a Deep Time evolutionary perspective:

American Montessori Society, Association Montessori Internationale, North American Montessori Teachers’ Association

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


Are you a teacher/professor?


If yes, what institution?

Montessori Education Center of the Rockies

Offer programs with a deep time evolutionary perspective:


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

Teacher Training Programs

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