AMS Awards $29,000 in Teacher Education Scholarships

July 8, 2019—Every year, the American Montessori Society awards teacher education scholarships to aspiring Montessori teachers in support of their professional growth. For the 2019 – 2020 academic year, we awarded 21 scholarships totaling $29,000. We extend our hearty congratulations to the recipients and wish them well in their studies.

**Alasha Al-Qudwah (Elementary II), Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative, Lexington, MA

Emily Boner (Infant & Toddler), Hope Montessori Educational Institute, Saint Louis, MO

Eva Byram (Elementary I), Montessori Western Teacher Training Program, Garden Grove, CA

Samantha Chesley (Elementary I-II), Institute for Montessori Innovation - Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT

Kyuree Chung (Early Childhood), West Side Montessori School - Teacher Education Program, New York, NY

Karmella Cook (Early Childhood), Northeast Montessori Institute, Wenham, MA (will be attending the Mount Pleasant, SC location)

Cody Craig (Elementary I-II), Montessori Education Center of the Rockies, Boulder, CO

*Alexys Daniel (Early Childhood), Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education, Covington, KY

Alyssa Fisher (Early Childhood), Northeast Montessori Institute, Wenham, MA (will be attending the Mount Pleasant, SC location)

Katie Fotta (Early Childhood), Princeton Center Teacher Education, Princeton, NJ

*Kristine Habelmann (Secondary I), Cincinnati Montessori Secondary Teacher Education Program, Cincinnati, OH

Willa Hanf (Elementary I), Montessori Education Center of the Rockies, Boulder, CO

Amanda Hickey (Early Childhood), Lander University Montessori Teacher Education Program, Greenwood, SC

Jasmine Johnson (Early Childhood), Montessori Teacher Education Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Betül Kamer Gün (Elementary I-II), West Side Montessori School - Teacher Education Program, New York, NY

Graham Kennedy (Early Childhood), Hope Montessori Educational Institute, Saint Louis, MO

Tatenda Muchiriri (Early Childhood), Montessori Education Center of the Rockies, Boulder, CO

*Ross Reed (Infant & Toddler), Seton Montessori Institute, Clarendon Hills, IL

*Jared Ruybal (Infant & Toddler), Montessori Education Center of the Rockies, Boulder, CO

*Adreanna Simons (Early Childhood), Maitland Montessori Teacher Education Program, Maitland, FL

Alejandra Velazquez (Infant & Toddler), North Texas Montessori Institute, Frisco, TX

*Scholarships funded from the Zell Family Scholarship Fund

** Scholarship funded by the Joanne P. Hammes Scholarship Fund

Want to know more about our scholarships?