Inga’s Montessori journey began as founder and director of a farm-based primary Montessori program in Maryland. She continued as elementary Guide and Director of Education in Virginia and Washington DC. As Arts-Integration Coordinator for DC public schools, her work in marketing, community outreach, fundraising, and professional development reached into underserved communities throughout the DMV area. Inga holds an M.Ed. from Loyola University Maryland, MA in Arts Administration from American University, and 3-level certification in Orff pedagogy from George Mason University. She is the author of the lesson manual “Montessori and Orff’s Elemental Music: Pathways to Universal Musicianship.” Inga serves on the executive boards of Virginia Montessori Association and Washington Montessori Institute.