Since 2013, Montessori Casaworks has been helping teachers around the world refine their classroom skills to promote the development of happy, normalized learning environments.



Mary Flewelling-Pinchen

Founder of Montessori Casaworks

A.M.I. Casa Directress, consultant and author of “At Home in the Montessori Children’s House”, Mary has been teaching in casa classrooms since 1980. She earned her A.M.I. Primary Diploma at the Toronto Montessori Institute under the direction of Renilde Montessori. In addition to her classroom work, Mary presents teacher and parent workshops and offers consulting services to Montessori schools.

Between 2006–2013 Mary was the Programme Director for the Canadian Association of Montessori Teachers. Other highlights in Mary’s career include attendance at two A.M.I. international congresses, (Portland - 2013), (Prague - 2017), time spent establishing a new Montessori primary classroom in Chengdu, China (2014) and the opportunity to provide teacher training in the Philippines (Spring 2019). Mary created Montessori Casaworks to support directresses, parents and the Montessori community at large in their transformative work with children and families.



What is the greatest sign of success for a teacher?
It is to be able to say that the children are now working as if I did not exist.

– Maria Montessori –