Think Virtues mission is to cultivate virtues within children and generations to come. By outlining a comprehensive program to give parents and educators tools to help develop moral character in children, the company hopes to empower children to see their own strengths, inspire them to make a positive impact in our world and banish bullying from the schools across the country.
Managing Director / Author
Kathy Motlagh is the writer and creative force behind the Eutopia book series and products, and managing director of Think Virtues. Motlagh, a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, has taught art at the Montessori School of North Hoffman for the past twelve years and been an active board member of the school since its inception twenty years ago.
Motlagh’s business experience includes eighteen years in the mortgage banking industry, where she has been featured in business publications as one of the top female financiers in the country. A recipient of many business awards and accolades, she has helped over two thousand families realize their home buying dreams.
Motlagh resides in Chicago and involves her family, including her six and seven-year-old sons, in community service and fund raising activities for many non-profit organizations and causes.
Director of Education
Sara Motlagh has worked with children even as a child herself. For the past 10 years Sara has been teaching in Montessori education which holds virtue at the center of its pedagogy. She is certified through the American Montessori Society and has worked with children in preprimary, primary, and secondary education. Sara currently teaches morals and ethics for children ages 12-15 and is also the Educational Director of the MSNH and Lotus Montessori Schools. As the head teacher of a first through sixth grade classroom, she has successfully developed and implemented a virtue study with her children.
Sara was the vice president of the Association of Illinois Montessori Schools for two consecutive terms. She has also developed and run a series of parent and teacher education programs. She holds a bachelors degree in psychology, with an emphasis in child development and an MBA with concentration in management from Roosevelt University.
Sara has been active in community service both individually as well as with her students for many non-profit organizations and causes. Sara currently resides in Chicago with her husband Jeff and her four legged friend Gia, who also attends the Montessori School of North Hoffman as the class pet.