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Who Was Maria Montessori?
Montessori People / Montessori Method
Meet Dr. Maria Montessori—physician, educator, advocate for world peace—and founder of the Montessori Method of education.
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Montessori alumni are noted for being strong and capable persons. They model initiative, independence, dignity, selflessness, sound judgement, and ability to work well with others.
History of Montessori
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Learn how the founding of the first Montessori school more than 100 years ago led to a worldwide movement that is now more relevant than ever.
Our Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Timothy J. Purnell
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Dr. Timothy Purnell is an innovative leader, strategic planner, and inspiring educator who proudly serves as the chief executive officer of the American Montessori Society.
History of the American Montessori Society
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How did AMS become the leading advocate for Montessori education? Read on!
Living Legacy Celebration with Marta Donahoe
Live / Community / Montessori People / Events / Awards / Credential
Come celebrate the magic of AMS Living Legacy honoree Marta Donahoe at Mercy Montessori School this March. Hosted by our friends at Xavier University Montessori Institute; we hope you’ll join!
AMS Awards $29,000 in Teacher Education Scholarships
Community / Montessori People / Professional Development / News
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.
A Conversation with Sonia Manzano: Sesame Street's "Maria"
Montessori Method / Montessori People
In an interview with Sonia Manzano, Sesame Street’s “Maria,” she discusses children, learning, politics, entertainment, and writing. She was a keynote speaker at the AMS 2017 Annual Conference.
Montessori St Nicholas and AMS Explore New Ways to Collaborate
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The executive teams of the London-based MSN and AMS recently met for an exploratory meeting about possible ways to work together.