AMS Announcements, Awards & News
Find out what’s happening at the American Montessori Society and in our community.
In Memoriam: Carole Wolfe Korngold (1935 – 2019)
NOVEMBER 8 2019—Honored as the AMS 2000 Living Legacy, Carole is acclaimed for bringing authentic Montessori education to thousands of children through independent, public, and charter schools, as well to childcare centers and Montessori teacher training programs.
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AMS to Award Registration & Travel Grants for The Montessori Event 2020
OCTOBER 24, 2019—AMS will award a limited number of registration and travel grants for The Montessori Event 2020. The application period will be open November 1 – 30.
Applications Sought for AMS Board of Directors
OCTOBER 7, 2019—If you are an energetic and engaged member of the AMS community and would like to deepen your commitment and involvement, we invite you to apply for our Board of Directors. We are accepting applications now through 4:00 PM, EDT, November 5, 2019.
Nominations Now Being Accepted for AMS 2021 Living Legacy
OCTOBER 1, 2019—Now through November 15, 2019, we invite nominations for the AMS 2021 Living Legacy.
Donating Warmth & Imagination: AMS Staff Collect Children’s Pajamas & Books for Local Hospital
SEPTEMBER 30, 2019—AMS staff coordinated an office-wide pajama and book donation drive for the Pajama Program, a nationwide organization dedicated to providing all children with warm, cozy pajamas and enchanting books.
AMS & AMI/USA Release Social Justice Publication
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019—AMS and the Association Montessori International/USA are pleased to debut a special publication, for members of both organizations, in celebration of Dr. Maria Montessori’s upcoming 150th birthday celebration in August 2020.
Apply Now for our AMS Emerging Leaders Fellowship Program
SEPTEMBER 16, 2019—Now through October 28, 2019, we are accepting applications for our 2020 -2021 Emerging Leaders Fellowship Program.
Applications Now Being Accepted for AMS 2020 Peace Seed Grants
SEPTEMBER 15, 2019—AMS Peace Seed Grants help underwrite projects that promote peace education. Apply now through November 1, 2019.
“Montessori Voices” Audio Contest
AUGUST 27, 2019—If you like “playing with sound,” this contest is for you! Now through October 15, we invite AMS members and their students to submit original short melodies, or other original sequences of sound, for consideration as the winning audio logo.