Calendar: AMI Events

Call to Action Forum: Join Sheri Bishop and Andrée Rolfe for a discussion on serving neurodiverse children in Montessori Schools

On October 24, Dr. Andrée Rolfe, a special educator who is AMI elementary-trained, led an exploration of the terminology related to neurodiversity and disability. She also discussed the real and significant differences between Montessori education and the special education system in the United States and suggested how we can resolve those

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Spiritual Vitality in Diverse Montessori Environments

Dr. Maria Montessori was a devout Catholic. This is apparent in her writing and stories meant for children. This is an aspect that is not often acknowledged and explored by many in the current day Montessori Movement. Join us for this rare discussion about how the Montessori philosophy serves to nourish

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Neurodiversity and Disability through the Montessori Lens

As we work to make Montessori spaces more equitable and inclusive, we must consider how we serve children with disabilities.  Dr. Andrée Rolfe, a special educator who is AMI elementary-trained, will lead an exploration of the terminology related to neurodiversity and disability.  She will shine a light on the

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Making A Way Out Of No Way

BBMW and AMI/USA held a Community Town Hall on October 14, 2021

“Making a Way Out of No Way: An Inspirational Conversation with Black Institution-Building Montessorians and Trailblazing Leaders in the Global Liberatory Education Movement” with featured speaker, Dr. Ayize Sabater, the first

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Addressing the Teacher Shortage….#ConsiderMontessori

Ready? Well, ready or not, another school year has already begun. As with the start of school years in the past, there are many things to grapple with in order to be prepared. Yet this school year’s readiness is particularly challenged by some complex

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Building Resilient Montessori Schools: A Discussion

Montessori in Action: Building Resilient Montessori Schools is a new book that explores applying the Montessori method to the whole school. This session will be a discussion with the author, Elizabeth Slade, and three school leaders who are building resilient schools through implementation of the Whole School Montessori Method. Hannah

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Black Montessori Education Fund Anniversary Fundraiser

To kick off this year’s series, come celebrate the Black Montessori Education Fund (BMEF)’s 1st Anniversary on Friday, July 30 at 5:00 PM EDT. All are welcome as this will be a virtual event to celebrate BMEF’s anniversary and support Montessori education for the Black child. Click here to

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Juneteenth Community Event

On Wednesday, June 16 at 7pm ET (4pm PT | 5pm MT | 6pm CT) we held a free community event commemorating Juneteenth. Juneteenth marks the end of the enslavement period in the United States as on June 19th, 1865, federal troops finally arrived

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AMI/USA Equity Statement Forum

On Wednesday, June 9 at 7pm ET (4pm PT | 5pm MT | 6pm CT) we discussed the AMI/USA Equity Statement that was released in February and serves as our commitment to

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Earth Day Event 2021

Earth Day Event

On Thursday, April 22, 2021 we had the pleasure of hearing from a diverse panel of community leaders who shared topics related to environmental education, environmental justice and sustainability in celebration of Earth Day. After the speakers shared about what they are doing in their communities, we had a

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