Nominations Sought for AMS 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

June 12, 2014—The AMS School Accreditation Commission (SAC) is seeking nominations for 1 additional commissioner to begin a 3-year term in March 2015.

To nominate yourself or a colleague, e-mail Sara Wilson, director of school accreditation and school improvement. Include the nominee’s name, school and school location, current position, and e-mail address.

The nominations deadline is August 1, 2014.

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).

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