To Educate the Human Potential


Presenter: Biff Maier
General Interest
CPD hours: 1.5

In this webinar, the presenter will offer perspectives on how Montessori helps children normalize and achieve their human potential. He will draw from his own life, with warmth and his inimitable humor, to bring his insights to life. Biff will explain how his academic roots in psychology led him to a career in Montessori education, which he viewed as providing environments that offer “preventative therapy.” He will describe how his years of experience in the field have supported this vision, and why this is what he feels most passionate about in Montessori. 

Learner Outcomes

  • You will understand the effectiveness of Montessori from a psychological perspective.
  • You will learn about Montessori's vision to educate the human potential.
  • You will gain a deeper appreciation for Montessori philosophy.

About the Presenter

Biff Maier, MEd, is director of faculty and curriculum development at Lexington Montessori School and co-director of the Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative, both in Lexington, MA. He is former chair of the Teachers Section of the AMS Board of Directors. AMS-credentialed (Early Childhood, Elementary I). AMI-credentialed (Elementary I–II). 


Individuals (Certificate of Continuing Professional Development for 1 person)
$45/AMS member *Free for all members (PLUS, Basic) members using complimentary PD vouchers

Organizations (Includes up to 15 attendees; each participant will receive their own login.)**
$175/AMS member organization
$235/nonmember organizations

*Learn all the benefits of AMS membership.

**If you are registering as a group, you will be prompted to add all of the attendees’ names during purchase (up to 15, including the person who is purchasing the session). 

Visit the Montessori Marketplace

When you are looking for products and services for your school, we hope you will consider shopping "Montessori local" by visiting the Montessori Marketplace.

In the Montessori Marketplace, you will find companies that care deeply about our work and your students' education.

Browse the Montessori Marketplace today.

Want to sign up for this webinar?