AMS Senior Director Receives Award from MACTE

For Immediate Release

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January 13, 2015. Doris Sommer, senior director of teacher education for the American Montessori Society, was 1 of 7 distinguished Montessori educators honored by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education as a recipient of their 2014 Wisdom of the Elders Award. Conferred during MACTE’s Third Annual Symposium, which took place December 5 – 7, 2014, in Alexandria, Virginia, the award recognized each individual for a lifetime of dedicated, heartfelt service to Montessori education.

The photo below pictures Doris (left) and MACTE president, Rebecca Pelton (middle, in black dress), along with the other award recipients. They are (left to right)

Gulsevin Kyihan, David Kahn, Marina Grau, Carmen E. R. Delgado, Betsy Coe and Frank Brainard.

MACTE is the international standard and accrediting body for Montessori teacher education; all teacher education programs affiliated by AMS must be MACTE-accredited. 


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