Tulsa elementary becomes first public Montessori school

By: Ron Terrell


TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

  • Emerson Elementary is becoming Tulsa’s first public Montessori school
  • A 2015 bond issue is funding the transformation near Boston and Independence
  • The school will serve about 600 students
  • Montessori is a student-led teaching method
  • 7 teachers recently completed residency programs as part of the training
  • During the 2017-2018 school year, Emerson students will be using ECDC Bunche as construction continues

SEE MORE: Click for a closer look at the method and renderings of the school

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