Meet the Candidates: AMS 2020 Board Elections & TES Elections

FEBRUARY 10, 2020—Learn about the Montessori educators and advocates who will be running for office in upcoming elections for the AMS Board of Directors and AMS Teacher Education Section.

Voting for both elections opens March 10, 2020.

Elections for AMS Board of Directors

Click on the links below to view candidate videos, read their videos, and more.

Board-Nominated Slate

Candidates: Thomas Emery, Anita Hanks, Hilary Green

Professional Directors

There are 3 open seats and 6 candidates.
Candidates: Aimee Allen, Kimberly Bednarek, Sara Bloomberg, Iana Phillips, Mary Beth Ricks, Pat Dorton Werner

Board Elections Candidate Forum

If you will be at The Montessori Event 2020 (in Dallas), join us for a live, “meet the candidates” forum. Sunday, March 14, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM. The forum will also be available via the Virtual Pass.

More Information

AMS individual and organization members can vote in these elections. For more information. visit the AMS 2020 Board of Directors Elections webpage.

Elections for the AMS Teacher Educators Section


There are 2 open seats and 2 candidates.

Candidates: Mary MacIntosh, Rosemary Quaranta

More Information

AMS-affiliated teacher education programs can vote in these elections. Directors can log in to read more in the TEP Director Resources section of our website.