AMS Seeks Nominees for School Accreditation Commission
For Immediate Release
Contact: Sara Wilson, AMS Senior Director of School Accreditation & School Improvement
Phone: No phone calls, please.
American Montessori Society
116 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003-2163
July 5, 2016.
Now through August 5, 2016, the AMS School Accreditation Commission invites nominations for 1 additional commissioner. The initial term of office is October 2016 – March 2018.
To nominate yourself or a colleague, e-mail Sara Wilson, AMS senior director of school accreditation & school improvement.
Include the following nominee information:
- Current school, if applicable, along with city and state (or country, if not U.S.)
- Current position
- E-mail address
The SAC is a volunteer group of 7 – 11 current or former heads of school and/or teachers from AMS-accredited schools who work to encourage and facilitate school improvement through AMS school accreditation. Responsibilities include reviewing and revising the AMS School Accreditation Standards & Criteria, serving on onsite 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(s) (if applicable), geographical representation, size of school, and composition and governance of school(s).