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Running a Lean School Administration

Dominique Mouthon


The Lean Manufacturing principles have made Toyota the most successful automobile manufacturer in the world. How can Lean Manufacturing principles apply to our schools? After a brief introduction to the Lean principles, we will explore how our school administrations can be transformed by adopting such approach. In this interactive and practical workshop, attendees will leave with concrete inormation that can be implemented right away.


Dominique Mouthon

Born in France, Dominique came to Montessori as a parent over 30 years ago. She spent 25+ years in Montessori education as a teacher and head of school. She led 2 schools through significant enrollment growth, establishing vibrant communities and financial stability. She also let a successful capital campaign for building an 18,000 sq. ft. facility. She is now developing a school management software for Montessori schools. She is AMI 3-6 and AMS 6-12 trained and took the NAMTA Administrator course. She is now the proud grandma of a two-year-old grandson who also attends a Montessori school in Chevy Chase, MD.

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