Barbara Tobias is an educator who specializes in the Montessori Method. Children have been her interest since her teen years when she volunteered with the Head Start program. She studied at Arizona State University with a major in Special Education and furthered her studies with the North America Montessori Center earning diplomas for the three-through-six age group and the six-through-nine age group. She has worked in Montessori schools in the Houston and North Dallas areas teaching both age groups.
Besides working with children in Texas, she traveled and lived abroad mainly in Latin America as well as in India, where she participated in volunteer programs that served underprivileged children. Through this humanitarian work, she gained valuable experience in organizing and managing multifaceted programs and in working with people of diverse cultures, religions and socio-economic backgrounds.
Barbara is currently the owner and director of A Child’s Garden Montessori School. She resides in nearby Coppell, Texas.