CMTE/NC is co-directed by Ceres Schroer York and Sharon Greene-Goering.
Ceres Schroer York, has been involved with Montessori since 1963. Ceres’ experience includes the founding of three Montessori schools in Illinois, New York and North Carolina. Ceres Schroer York holds both an AMS Early Childhood and Elementary I-II credential as well as Mastesr Degrees in Mathematics and Liberal Studies. As a Mathematics specialist, Ceres Schroer York is known as a Montessori teacher educator and AMS seminar workshop presenter. Ceres Schroer York is involved nationally with the AMS Teacher Education Committee. She is experienced with both school and teacher education program consultation and accreditation and AMS teacher preparation for children from birth to 12 for both public and private schools.
Sharon Greene-Goering has been involved with Montessori since 1999 and has been working with CMTE/NC since 2004. Sharon holds an AA in Business and a BS in Psychology and has earned both Infant/Toddler and Early Childhood certifications from CMTE/NC and AMS. She is known both nationally and internationally for her work at CMTE/NC. She works with numerous school administrators and officials in an effort to maintain quality Montessori education throughout the global Montessori community. Sharon is experienced with teacher education program accreditation and with AMS teacher preparation for both public and private schools. In addition to her work in co-directing CMTE/NC, Sharon is also in charge of CMTE/NC student and financial administration.
Presenters for each area are chosen for their expertise in their specialized area. The CMTE/NC faculty consists of 20 Montessorians who are highly qualified in their fields. A more detailed profile of our presenters is under construction and will be added following our late spring faculty retreat. Our faculty have been teaching for CMTE/NC an average of 12 years, many with over 15 years. Their combined experience and expertise ranks our faculty among the best in Montessori teacher education worldwide.