Carol Hicks

Carol HicksDirector of Elementary Training Assistant
Clinical Professor Montessori Education
8890 McGaw Road, Suite 201
Columbia, MD 21045


  • Loyola University Maryland: M.Ed in Montessori Education
  • AMI Training of Trainer’s Programme, Amsterdam
  • Director of Training
Montessori Institute of Milwaukee
  • Primary Diploma
Ohio Montessori Training Institute
  • AMI Elementary Diploma
Washington Montessori Institute
  • B.A. Marquette University, Milwaukee in History


Carol Hicks is the Director of Training at the Elementary level at the Washington Montessori Institute at Loyola University, MD. Carol holds diplomas at both the elementary and primary levels from the Association Montessori Internationale. She has a B.A. in history with a minor in elementary education from Marquette University and a M.Ed in Montessori Education from Loyola University Maryland. Carol is an AMI Elementary School Consultant and Examiner, and is past chair of the AMI Elementary Alumni Association. She has fourteen years of teaching experience at the elementary level in both public and private Montessori schools and served eight years as a program coordinator in the Milwaukee Public Schools.  Carol mentored new Montessori teachers in a program that allowed them to receive state certification.  She joined the Washington Montessori Institute at Loyola in 2012.

Carol has presented workshops at Montessori conferences in the United States as well as internationally.  She is one of a team training elementary Montessori teachers in Thailand.  She serves on the AMI Scientific Pedagogical Committee, a committee that oversees the pedagogical practices of the AMI training centers throughout the world.

Professional Activities/Society Memberships

Organization member: Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), Association Montessori International/USA (AMI/USA): AMI Elementary Alumni Association: Member AMI Scientific Pedagogical Committee
Consultant: AMI/USA