"The real preparation for education is a study of one's self...It is a preparation of the spirit." - Dr. Maria Montessori
Radiant Mind Solutions is a for-purpose movement created to inspire and enhance lifelong liberated learning in order to build and sustain equity in education. We work to create avenues for the coexistence of science, spirit, and social justice by holistically informing teaching, learning, and life. We specialize in culturally responsive professional development, anti-bias curriculum design, one-on-one coaching, homeschool support, and cultural competence assessments and evaluations. Join us as we strive to radiate higher!
"To those who say Montessori ALREADY IS equity education...Montessori is only as equitable as the people who are enacting the pedagogy. We have to address the philosophy as if it's embedded in white supremacy, because it is." - Maati Wafford, MSW
Maati Wafford, Founder and Chief Creative Mind of Radiant Mind Solutions, is a published writer, social worker, conference presenter, trained equity practitioner, and spirit-led credentialed Montessori educator. She infuses a sincere love of learning, appreciation of diverse cultures, and positive thinking into her daily interactions. For over two decades, Maati has created brave spaces for children, teachers, administrators, and families to expand, build, and create. Maati graduated from Fisk University with a Bachelor's of Science and Howard University with a Master's of Social Work. Additionally, she holds credentials in Montessori Early Childhood, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, and Administration.