AMI/USA is delighted to announce that two AMI trainers have completed the process for becoming Consultants! Guadalupe Borbolla, a primary trainer, and Jamie Rue, an elementary trainer, will join the pool of AMI consultants starting in the 2016-17 school year. We are so excited to have such accomplished and experienced pedagogues working with AMI schools!
Guadalupe Borbolla-Martini with a dual nationality (México/Spain) has been involved in Montessori education since 1977, first as a mother and then as a practitioner. She has all three AMI Diplomas, 0-3, 3-6 and 6-12, and is an AMI Trainer at the 3 to 6 level. In addition she has participated in the Adolescent Orientation Studies offered by NAMTA. She operates two schools in Cuernavaca and Querétaro, México, including a farm-school project and a high school. She has been actively involved in parent education since 1990. She directs courses in Mexico and Spain. Guadalupe holds an M.Ed. from Loyola University and degrees in Political Science and Special Education. She is an international speaker.
Jamie Rue is a Director of Elementary Training at Washington Montessori Institute at Loyola University Maryland. She began her Montessori career as an assistant in an elementary classroom. During her ten years teaching in Montessori elementary classrooms, she served as a guide for children aged 6-9, 9-12, and 6-12. She holds AMI Primary and Elementary diplomas, and earned a B.A. in English and Religion from Augustana College (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and an M.Ed. from Loyola University Maryland. Jamie currently serves as treasurer on the AMI/USA Board of Directors. Jamie presents at workshops and conferences around the world, but is happiest when at home with her husband and two teenage daughters.