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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.
Who Was Maria Montessori?
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Meet Dr. Maria Montessori—physician, educator, advocate for world peace—and founder of the Montessori Method of education.
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.
Living Legacy Celebration with Marta Donahoe
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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!
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.
AMS Awards $28,000 in Teacher Education Scholarships
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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.
Statement on Jeff Bezos Initiative to Create Montessori Inspired Schools
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We are thrilled to see the news of Jeff Bezos’s $2 billion charitable initiatives—the Day One Families Fund and Day One Academies—to fund existing non-profits that help homeless families and to launch high-quality, full-scholarship, Montessori-inspired preschools in historically under-resourced communities.
History of the American Montessori Society
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How did AMS become the leading advocate for Montessori education? Read on!