Maria Burke, M.Ed, the Director of Lighthouse Learning, LLC has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in French from the University of Arizona. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Curriculum Education from Lesley University. Ms. Burke holds certification through the American Montessori Society for ages 3-12. She also completed the course Building a World Class Montessori School through the Montessori Foundation. Maria began Lighthouse Learning, LLC in 2007.
The Dollar Board™ was the first material she created. Labeling the Cloth, Push Pinning Through the Curriculum and The Quiet Book Manual followed. Ms. Burke has presented and exhibited at a number of conferences across the country, and she continues to create supplemental educational materials.