Letty Rising has been involved in Montessori education for over 15 years. She earned her B.A. in Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, obtained her State Teaching Credential through the California State University, San Marcos, and participated in AMS Montessori training for ages 6-9, before earning her AMI elementary diploma for ages 6-12 and M.Ed from Loyola University in Maryland. She has held positions as a Homeschool Education Specialist, Montessori Elementary Teacher, School Director, Principal, Montessori Coordinator, and Consultant in several pubic and private Montessori school communities throughout the years. She currently runs a business conducting professional development, consulting, and mentoring for schools in the United States and worldwide with a small team of consultants, filling the role of education director and instructional coach for schools needing part-time, accessible support.