The Duluth Montessori School

Established 30 years ago, The Duluth Montessori School is fully accredited by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), the organization established to protect and maintain the integrity of the Montessori principles. We educate children 14 months to 15 years of age. Fully accredited by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)

Research Studies and Links



  • Steven J. Hughes, PhD, LP, ABPdN is Director of Education and Research for The TOVA Company, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the University of Minnesota Medical School.  Dr. Hughes completed his PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, where he joined the faculty of the Division of Pediatric Clinical Neurosciences in 2001.  Dr. Hughes’ research interests include measurement of attention and executive functioning in children and adults, the effects of living in poverty on child development, and the neurodevelopmental benefits of classical Montessori education.



  • Daniel Pink, best-selling author of A Whole New Mind and expert on innovation, competition, and the changing world of work.



  •  John Rosemond has worked with families, children and parents since 1971 in the field of family psychology.  In 1971, John earned his masters in psychology from Western Illinois University and was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.


    • Sir Ken Robinson, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity and innovation. For twelve years, he was professor of education at the University of Warwick in the UK and is now professor emeritus. He has received honorary degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design, Ringling College of Arts and Design, the Open University and the Central School of Speech and Drama, Birmingham City University and the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. He was been honored with the Athena Award of the Rhode Island School of Design for services to the arts and education; the Peabody Medal for contributions to the arts and culture in the United States, the LEGO Prize for international achievement in education, and the Benjamin Franklin Medal of the Royal Society of Arts for outstanding contributions to cultural relations between the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2005, he was named as one of Time/Fortune/CNN’s ‘Principal Voices’. In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts. He speaks to audiences throughout the world on the creative challenges facing business and education in the new global economies.


  • Dr. Angeline Lillard, psychology professor, University of Virginia; author of The Science Behind the Genius, has presented her findings and continued research at several AMI conferences and events.