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Authenticity through Autonomy: Montessori in the Charter Sector

Friday, March 23 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Presenters: Sibyl Buckner, Michelle Hammons

Target Audience: Public Schools

Join veteran public Montessori educators to explore their success in maintaining Montessori authenticity while meeting Common Core State Standards and other public-sector requirements. You’ll learn tried-and-true strategies that support student transitions, lesson plan development, standards alignment, and community building among staff, parents, and the school district—as well as the crucial questions to ask yourself to keep Montessori at the center of every decision.

About the Presenters

Sibyl Buckner

Sibyl Buckner, MA, is a Lower Elementary teacher and curriculum adviser at Eagle Peak Montessori Charter School, in Walnut Creek, CA, and a Montessori teacher educator at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, CA. AMS-credentialed (Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary I).

Michelle Hammons

Michelle Hammons, MEd, is principal of Eagle Peak Montessori School, in Walnut Creek, CA, and a member of the AMS Board of Directors. AMS-credentialed (Early Childhood).

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