Upper Elementary Guide
AMI Elementary Certification from the Washington Montessori Institute in Columbia, Maryland
M.Ed, Concentration in Montessori Education from Loyola University in Maryland
BA, History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies from Antioch College in Ohio
Brad Choate is anUpper Elementary Guide at Greenspring Montessori School. He joined our team in the fall of 2018.
Brad began his teaching career at Antioch College, where he had the opportunity to participate in a series of internships over the four years in school. He worked as a counselor, group leader, and program designer for the Mountain Retreat and Learning Center, then he worked as a practice teacher at the Jemicy School, followed by working at the Jordan Glenn School. After college, Brad worked in a number of different industries before he was introduced to Montessori.
In 2012, he began his AMI certification for elementary. Following that, he worked at Bowie Montessori Children’s House for four years.
Brad has been learning Tai Chi for 17 years. He has also been volunteer teaching at the US Kuoshu Academy for 5 years. Outside of school, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, playing cooperative and competitive board games.