AMS Congratulates Schools Achieving Accreditation

For Immediate Release

American Montessori Society
116 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003-2163

Congratulations to the following schools on achieving AMS initial accreditation or reaccreditation during the 2011 – 2012 school year. By undergoing the voluntary and rigorous process of AMS school accreditation, they have demonstrated that they meet a standard of excellence recognized by educators and Montessorians worldwide.

Newly Accredited

  • Bryant Woods Montessori Children’s House (Columbia, MD), Head of School: Angela Galarza
  • Countryside Montessori School (Charlotte, NC), Head of School: Chuck Nusinov
  • Jarrow Montessori School (Boulder, CO), Head of School: Barb Truan
  • Montessori at Vickery (Cumming, GA), Head of School: Kathy Lindaman
  • Oak Farm Montessori School (Avilla, IN), Head of School: Judith Cunningham
  • Penn-Mont Academy at Penn-State Altoona (Altoona, PA), Head of School: Michelle Hartye
  • Pioneer Valley Montessori School (Springfield, MA), Head of School: Molly Reynolds
  • Rogers Park Montessori School (Chicago, IL), Head of School: Debbie Senoff-Langford
  • Southern Ute Indian Montessori Academy (Ignacio, CO), Head of School: Carol Baker Olguin
  • White Flint Children’s House (Rockville, MD), Head of School: Margaret Akatu

Reaccredited

  • The Christopher Academy at Westfield (Westfield, NJ), Head of School: Henriette Petersen
  • Christopher Academy, Scotch Plains (Scotch Plains, NJ), Head of School: Henriette Petersen
  • Inly School (Scituate, MA), Head of School: Donna Milani-Luther
  • Lexington Montessori School (Lexington, MA), Head of School: Aline Gery
  • Montessori School of Lake Forest (Lake Forest, IL), Head of School: Mark Berger
  • Montessori School of Lake Forest Adolescent Program (Grayslake, IL), Head of School: Ann Jordahl
  • Montessori School of Pensacola (Pensacola, FL), Head of School: Mary Gaudet
  • Montessori Children’s House (Redmond, WA), Head of School: Jennifer Wheelhouse
  • Penn-Mont Academy (Hollidaysburg, PA), Head of School: Mary Zajac
  • Princeton Montessori School (Princeton, NJ): Head of School: Marsha Stencel
  • Whitby School, Infant & Toddler and Early Childhood programs, (Greenwich, CT), Head of School: Barbara Brent

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