The much anticipated "Information Packet for Recognition of the Montessori Teacher Credential" is now available. A copy can be requested by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. It will be posted to www.montessoriforward.org under the Resources tab in the next several days.
For more information or questions, contact Christine at email@example.com
Executive Director's Column
We now have a page with up-to-date information directly from our Executive Director Sharon Damore. Make sure to check back often to keep informed.
Important Notice on Law Change Regarding Law Enforcement Drills
House Bill 1625 – This legislation (now law) states that the one annual law enforcement drill already required focuses on a reverse evacuation scenario. It also clarifies that this drill is intended to “address and prepare” school personnel, meaning student participation is not required. A local law enforcement agency is required to contact the school about participating in the drill. If a mutually agreed upon date cannot be found, the school will conduct the drill without participation of the law enforcement agency.
NBA superstar Stephan Curry is a Montessori grad! His mother runs a Montessori school…check out the video AMS has released!
Daniel Goleman (author of “Emotional Intelligence”) has a new book out called “Focus: The Hidden Ingredient in Success” that addresses the major issue of today’s children’s inability to concentrate. Here is an interview with Goleman done by NAIS’ Independent Teacher magazine.
"We cannot create observers by saying 'observe,' but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses."