Mission Statement


ETC's mission is to provide a unique synergy of services that benefit the Montessori and Applied Learning educational community as well as the general public. The educational community includes professionals, educators, scholars, students, post-service educators, paraprofessionals, teacher's aides, and pre-service teachers. Through ETC  Consulting we can provide Montessori resources that allow schools to better implement practices and further enhance their curriculum. In addition, ETC Montessori provides professional educators with Montessori curriculum and select materials that will enhance their existing program.




ETC Inc. was founded in 2003,  with the goal of improving educational practices through the implementation of  Montessori pedagogical concepts and inquiry based methodology. Following a major corporate restructuring in 2011, ETC Montessori is now a member of larger holding company known as ELM Ventures Management Inc. which focuses exclusively in operations pertaining to the Montessori niche.


Today, ELM Ventures Management Inc., operates four major subsidiaries with each company focusing on specific aspects.


ETC Montessori -ETC Montessori's main objective is the development and publishing of Montessori curriculum. Our goal is to ensure that we produce curriculum that blends the traditional Montessori ideas and concepts with new breakthrough techniques in printing and production. Today ETC Montessori is the largest publisher of Montessori curriculum serving teachers and students from early childhood through middle school. Our team of award winning designers, seasoned Montessori educators that act both as consultants, and writers work closely together to ensure that every product that we produce is not only accurate and pedagogically appropriate but also beautiful and aesthetically pleasing to the child.


     Core Purpose:

          ETC Montessori exists to make contributions in the educational world that will improve and positively impact lives.



     Core Values:

          Nurturing and promulgation of Montessori pedagogy

          Fanatical attention to detail and consistency

          Unequivocal excellence in all aspects of the company

          Creativity, imagination and innovation in education


ETC Consulting - ETC Consulting's main focus is that of offering consulting services that help schools through a variety of operating and organizational situations.  One of the areas that ETC consultants are particularly versed in are the unique requirements that many public and charter Montessori schools face in meeting standards while still providing a full authentic Montessori experience.


Gulf Coast Montessori Teacher Education Center - GCMTEC is our Montessori Training facility that offers Montessori Credential in Elementary I-II. 


Reseda Properties LLC - Reseda Properties is our real estate holding company that operates and oversees and manages the day to day operations, and strategic acquisitions of real estate properties. 


ELM Ventures Management Inc. is headquartered in Houston, TX. For information regarding how to contact us including e-mail addresses, and where you can find our products, please visit our Corporate Contact page.