E07: Higher Ground Education Q&A: A conversation with Matt Bateman, Ray Girn, and Joel Mendes

Written by Dr. Matt Bateman on December 7, 2021

Ray Girn (@raygirn), CEO of Higher Ground Education, and Joel Mendes, Executive Director of The Prepared Montessorian Institute join Dr. Matt Bateman for a Q&A about Higher Ground Education.

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Higher Ground Education is dedicated to mainstreaming and modernizing Montessori education, and is the parent company of the Academy of Thought and Industry, Guidepost Montessori, Montessorium, and The Prepared Montessorian.

Dr. Matt Bateman

Dr. Matt Bateman earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 2012 from the University of Pennsylvania. He taught and continued his research at Franklin and Marshall College in the Department of Psychology, on topics ranging from neuroscience to evolutionary theory to philosophy, before joining the LePort Schools as Director of Curriculum and Pedagogy in 2014.

In 2016, Dr. Matt Bateman became a founding member of Higher Ground Education. He is now Vice President of Pedagogy for Higher Ground and the Executive Director of Montessorium.