AMS Announcements, Awards & News
Find out what’s happening at the American Montessori Society and in our community.
Announcing the AMS 2022 Living Legacy: Juliet King, EdD
APRIL 7, 2021—Juliet has spent over 5 decades working as a teacher, teacher’s union steward, school administrator, and community leader in South Florida. Throughout this illustrious career, her leadership has garnered respect and united teachers from varied racial and ethnic backgrounds to work toward the common goal of benefiting all students.
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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 Educators Section.
Announcing the Recipients of AMS 2020 Research Awards
FEBRUARY 5, 2020—Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s research awards: Teresa Ripple (dissertation) and Melissa Zheng (thesis).
AMS Awards $6,491 in Fall 2020 Research Mini-Grants
FEBRUARY 1, 2020—AMS Mini-Grants support research that brings fresh insight to Montessori education. Congratulations to the Fall 2020 recipients: Corey Borgman, David J. Fleming, and Anthony Setari.
In Memoriam: Jacqueline Mary Cossentino (1964 – 2019)
DECEMBER 18, 2019—Jackie championed Montessori in the public sector through her role as a parent, researcher, administrator, university professor, and co-founder of NCMPS.
AMS Salutes the Recipients of MACTE’s 2019 Recognition Awards
DECEMBER 10, 2019—Congratulations to the distinguished Montessori educators who were honored with awards at the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education 2019 Symposium.
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.
AMS to Award Registration & Travel Stipends for The Montessori Event 2020
OCTOBER 24, 2019—AMS will award a limited number of registration and travel stipends 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.