Dr. Carolyn Daoust

Carolyn Daoust

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Dr. Carolyn Daoust is an independent researcher and consultant with 35 years of experience in Montessori education. She holds both AMS (3–6) and Association Montessori Internationale (6–12) teaching credentials and has been a Montessori classroom teacher, teacher educator, and program coordinator. Most recently Dr. Daoust was an associate professor at Saint Mary’s College of California, where she was employed for 20 years. Her research interests include Montessori implementation and practice, Montessori teacher education, and children’s mathematical thinking. Dr. Daoust is a former member of the AMS board of directors and served on the board’s research committee from 2007 to 2013.

Awards & Honors

AMS Outstanding Thesis Award – 1996

AMS Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award – 2004