Co-Directors - Peter Larrow and Rosann Larrow

Education Background

Peter J. Larrow, a Montessori teacher, administrator, and trainer, has a

  • BA in Education (History major) from Arizona State University
  • MEd in School Administration from Bowling Green University
  • AMS Montessori Early Childhood Credential

Rosann F. Larrow, a Montessori teacher and trainer, has

  • BS in math and Science Education from Notre Dame College, OH
  • MEd in Education with an emphasis on Montessori from Walsh University
  • AMS Montessori Early Childhood Credential
  • AMS Montessori Elementary I & II Credential


Work Experience


Peter Larrow
- Educator, Administrator, Teacher Trainer, Organizer, and Innovator

  • History, Geography, math teacher for grades 4 through 7
  • Opened the Montessori Child Enrichment Center, now Firelands Montessori Academy in Huron, Ohio
  • Montessori School Administrator for over 25 years
  • Montessori Early Childhood and Elementary I Director
  • Organized and received accreditation for three Montessori Teacher Training Centers – Walsh University in Ohio, one in Delaware, and Montessori Opportunities, Inc.
  • Adjunct Professor at Walsh University conducting graduate classes in Montessori Education and curriculum
  • Adjunct Professor for Xavier University
  • Adjunct Professor for Ashland University
  • Former MACTE* Accreditation Commission member and treasurer
  • Montessori workshop presenter at numerous AMS conferences and in Korea,Taiwan, China and Uganda
  • Past Chair of the AMS Teacher Education Committee
  • Former AMS Board member

Rosann Larrow – Educator, Teacher Trainer, Organizer, International Workshop presenter

  • Teacher of math and science for 7th and 8th grade
  • Opened the Montessori Child Enrichment Center, now Firelands Academy, in Huron, OH
  • Montessori Directress for Early Childhood, Elementary I, and Elementary II
  • Organized and received accreditation for three Montessori Teacher Training Centers – Walsh University in Ohio, one in Delaware, and Montessori Opportunities.
  • Adjunct Professor for Walsh University, Xavier University, Ashland University, and the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh
  • Former Chair and member of the AMS** Review Committee.
  • Montessori workshop presenter at numerous AMS conferences and in Korea, Taiwan, China and Uganda
  • Former Elementary Montessori Representative to the AMS Teacher Education Committee

Teacher Training Experience

Peter - training Infant and Toddler (birth – 3), Early Childhood (3-6) and Elementary

  • AERCO Montessori TTP in Philadelphia
  • MEIPN in Akron
  • Walsh University MTEP in North Canton, Ohio, adjunct professor
  • Montessori Institute for Teacher Education in Hockessin, Delaware
  • Columbus Montessori Teacher Education Program in Columbus, Ohio
  • Montessori workshop in Seoul, Korea
  • Xavier University Montessori TEP in Cleveland, Ohio – adjunct professor
  • Montessori Opportunities, Inc. - Cleveland Municipal Schools; Canton, Ohio; Henderson, NV; Rock Hill, SC; Charlotte, NC; New Hartford, NY; and Neenah, WI; Lexington, KY; New Orleans, LA; Greensboro, NC; South Bend, IN; Jersey City, NJ

Rosann - training Infant and Toddler (birth – 3), Early Childhood (3-6), Elementary I (ages 6 through 9) and Elementary II (ages 9 thorugh 12)

  • AERCO Montessori TTP in Philadelphia
  • MEIPN in Akron
  • Walsh University MTEP in North Canton, Ohio, adjunct professor
  • Montessori Institute for Teacher Education in Hockessin, Delaware
  • Midwest Montessori Teacher Training Center in Chicago Ill
  • Mid-America Montessori Teacher training Center in Omaha, Neb
  • Princeton Teacher Education Center, Princeton, NJ
  • Korean Institute for Montessori in Seoul, Korea
  • Xavier University Montessori TEP in Cleveland, Ohio, adjunct professor
  • Montessori Education Center of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle, WAI
  • Montessori Opportunities, Inc. - Cleveland Municipal Schools; Canton, Ohio; Henderson, NV; Rock Hill, SC; Charlotte, NC; New Hartford, NY; and Neenah, WI;
    Lexington, KY; New Orleans, LA; Greensboro, NC; South Bend, IN; Jersey City, NJ