Marketa Traband

M.Ed. Masters of Education with a specialization in Montessori Primary from Loyola University of Maryland

Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Montessori Primary Diploma Casa dei Bambini from Washington Montessori Institute at Loyola University of Maryland

B.S. Psychology from the University of Maryland, University College


Marketa Traband joined the Greenspring Montessori School team in 2015 as a Children’s House Guide. With over 18 years of experience in education, Marketa is always excited to deepen her understanding of Montessori principles.

Before starting here at Greenspring, Marketa served as a foreign language patient medical interpreter at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. Marketa is the founder of the Czech and Slovak Language School for Children in Baltimore, where she served many roles including program and event coordinator, teacher, grant applicant, and family-school liaison. Marketa has also worked in education at the Walters Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art, coordinating family festivals and traveling exhibitions.

Most recently, Marketa completed internships through Loyola University at Montessori International Children’s House in Annapolis and at Montessori St. Pius X School in Baltimore, MD. In addition to her interests in Montessori education, Marketa is fascinated with cross-cultural psychology and foreign languages. Marketa speaks four foreign languages including Russian, Czech, Slovak, and German.

Originally from Prague, Czech Republic, Marketa has studied abroad in Switzerland, Holland, and Canada. She has lived in North America for over 20 years and she likes to learn about different cultures. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters.