ETC Our mission. Our story.
The mission of ETC® is to provide a unique synergy of services that benefit the Montessori and Applied Learning educational community as well as bringing awareness of the Montessori method to the general public. The educational community includes professionals, educators, scholars, students, post-service educators, paraprofessionals, teacher's aides, and pre-service teachers. ETC® provides Montessori resources that allow schools to better implement educational practices while further enhancing their current Montessori curriculum with up-to-date, accurately researched, and pedagogically sound materials that are based on the Montessori theory, while being supported by current brain research findings.
Since our founding year of 2003, ETC® has expanded it's reach, becoming a Total Montessori company with a goal of understanding and meeting the needs of the Montessori community. Today, ETC® Montessori is the largest publisher of Montessori curriculum serving teachers and students from early childhood through middle school. ETC® Consulting continues to provide educators and schools with services that span their needs, from Montessori aligned curriculum, to best practices in and out of the classroom. Gulf Coast Montessori Teacher Education Center®, provides AMS credentialed educators in the field of 6-12. ETC® Digital in a partnership with Apple, has brought the innovative approach of technology into the Montessori classroom while implementing higher level thinking skills in a way that today's youth can fully experience and take advantage of. MontessoriViews, has a mission of bringing ETC content and awareness of Montessori practices to the general public, and it is our way of creating a community around the brand that we all have come to value. Finally, Montessori ElderCARE is our newest addition to our portfolio of companies, and it's purpose is to bring the Montessori philosophy, and methodology to patients that suffer from dementia and Alzheimer's. Through this new company we focus on bringing Montessori materials that are specifically designed to encourage community building, trigger memories, engage patients in verbal communication and encourage fine motor skills.
Our commitment has and continues to be the Montessori child. Our team of award winning designers, seasoned Montessori educators that act both as consultants, writers and teacher educators, work closely together to ensure that everything we do, and produce, is not only of the highest quality, but also accurate, pedagogically appropriate, and esthetically pleasing to the child.
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Creating stunningly beautiful designs that not only attract a child's attention but also retains it, is no easy feat. Everything we design is meticulously tested and fine tuned to achieve the desired result.
Our mission, our core values and our individual desires are meshed into creating what your children hold and use every day. They are as much a part of us as we are a part of them. We believe that what we create will not only impact their thoughts but will ultimately mater in how they view their future.
We aspire to innovate. We exist to improve and positively impact lives. We are where tradition meets innovation.
Innovation. Performance. Design.
It drives us. ETC Montessori
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Inspiration at work.
We make the difference.
ETC consultants, products, and agents, are highly regarded in the Montessori community. Since its inception, ETC has placed an emphasis on employing and working with quality individuals that are committed to promoting Montessori education. Our materials are designed by award-winning graphic artists, and tested by teachers and their students, as well as training centers and their interns. Our products as well as our consultants, are sought after by some of the largest and most prestigious Montessori Teacher Training Centers worldwide. ETC designers have won numerous awards throughout their careers and we recognize that it is through their talent that we are able to bring you work that is visually stunning and pedagogically sound. Today our products are known throughout the world and are distributed through a carefully chosen network of distributors with an emphasis on quality and customer service.
The company's philosophy of "Total Montessori" encompasses design, consulting, implementation, and full production of Montessori curriculum. Our company is founded on the ideas of exacting detail and carefully crafted richness, which is derived from the background of the company's key personnel.