Nominations Sought for AMS School Accreditation Commissioners

For Immediate Release

Contact: Sara Wilson, Director of School Accreditation & School Improvement
Phone: 212-358-1250 x307
E-mail: sara@amshq.org

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

November 25, 2013—The AMS School Accreditation Commission (SAC) is seeking nominations for 2 additional commissioners.

To nominate yourself or a colleague, e-mail Elaine Blasi, chair of the SAC Nominating Committee. Include the nominee’s name, school and school location, current position, and e-mail address.

The nominations deadline is December 15, 2013.

The SAC is a volunteer group comprised of 7 to 11 current or former school heads and/or teachers from AMS-accredited schools who work to encourage and facilitate school improvement through AMS school accreditation. Responsibilities include serving on accreditation visiting teams, and reviewing accreditation team visit reports to determine school compliance with AMS standards.

Commissioners are selected for their expertise in the process of school accreditation and school improvement, level of Montessori credential (if applicable), geographical representation, size of school, and composition and governance of school(s).

The term of office is 3  years.

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