Educators, designers, developers & storytellers, committed to taking things one step further.
- Established 2010 -
Bobby and June George met while graduate students at the University of Warwick, in Coventry, England. After June finished her Montessori training, together, they opened Baan Dek, the first and only accredited Association Montessori Internationale in the state of South Dakota.
It's pretty straightforward. We aim to create well-crafted, personalized, self-guided learning experiences for children. Our wager: that children are born with a natural sense of curiosity and that you don't have to force them to want to learn. Read more.
Everyone has a story to tell. Ours started when two parents and two educators decided to a stay a little late one night after school. We've since evolved from that germinal moment, but the insight remains the same: taking education into our own hands.
We're headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Our team works in Sioux Falls, Philadelphia & San Francisco. Spread throughout the world, we're focused on a single task: educating children.