Courtney Block - Elementary Guide

Courtney Block
Elementary Guide

Courtney Block was born in Buffalo, NY and moved to Charlotte when she was four. She attended Anami Montessori School, where her mother was a teaching assistant, from the age of four through fourth grade. After receiving her elementary education degree from Appalachian State University, she taught in a traditional school but felt she wasn’t doing everything she could to help all her students. She was drawn to Montessori education because of the multi-age grouping and the student-centered method of teaching. Her favorite books about Montessori education are The Science Behind the Genius and The Secret of Childhood, and her favorite part

When she isn’t at school Courtney enjoys crocheting, hiking, and going bowling with her family

Training and Skills

  • B.S. Elementary Education, Appalachian State University
  • Masters, Montessori Education, Loyola University Maryland
  • AMI Elementary Certificate, Washington Montessori Institute