The Spring JEDI Series
SESSION 2: Exploring Gender Expansiveness in the Montessori Environment
March 20, 2023 at 7 pm EST
Transgender Visibility Day is on March 31, 2023. As a prelude to this day of recognition, our goal at AMI/USA is to explore gender expansiveness in Montessori settings. Please join us as Sara Bloomberg moderates an open discussion with Olli Lehman, M.A. and Ashley McLean, both Montessori colleagues who are personally and professionally close to this important topic. This conversation will take place via Zoom on March 20th at 7pm EST.
SESSION 3: Neurodiversity in the Montessori Environment: A Forum
April 24, 2023 at 7 pm EST
April is Neurodiversity Awareness Month. Join this forum where we will share the process and content of the AMI/USA Statement of Inclusion devised by the AMI/USA Human Rights and Social Justice Ad-Hoc Group on Neurodiversity and Inclusion.
Video recordings will be available on-demand after the session if you are unable to join live. More details soon!
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Parents and Families
The foundation of the Montessori method of education is the existence of the Four Planes of Development. At each plane, associated human tendencies and characteristics exist which inform how one can best prepare an environment for optimal learning.Learn More
The AMI diploma is respected worldwide as a representation of achievement in a teacher-training program of quality, integrity, and authenticity and is earned through successful completion of an intensive training program conducted by an AMI trainer. These dedicated master teachers have participated in a rigorous Training of Trainers Program and possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of Montessori principles and applications.Learn More
Faculty and Staff
The Montessori approach offers a broad vision of education as an aid to the unfolding process of life. It succeeds because it draws its principles from natural human development, embracing the wonder and curiosity in every child. As an AMI trained teacher, you understand the incredible responsibility you have embraced—to assist in the natural unfolding of each unique human being in your care. Your training was rigorous, and your commitment was of the highest degree.Learn More
Heads of school play a vital role in the effectiveness and vitality of an AMI-Montessori program. It is the head (or administrator) who must lead faculty, parents, children and at large community members to a common understanding: a common vision of the program’s purpose and mission for children and the larger community.Learn More