The Circle of Distinction Nominations & Call for Abstracts

The Circle of Distinction

The Circle of Distinction acknowledges an individual’s lifelong dedication, inspiration, creativity, resilience and passion within the AMI/USA community. We share a sense of commitment to the continuation of Dr. Montessori’s work and there is deep appreciation for the efforts of every individual. The Circle of Distinction offers an opportunity to provide thanks to those whose exceptional personal and professional contribution deserves special recognition.

2020 Honorees
Joen Bettmann
Barbara Gordon
David Kahn
Molly O’Shaughnessy
Judi Orion
Phyllis Pottish-Lewis

Submit a nominee for 20201!

Call for Abstracts

In preparation for the AMI/USA The Montessori Experience 2021 in Orlando February 12-15, we are inviting submissions of presentation abstracts for workshop consideration (Friday, February 12 and Monday, February 15). Topics geared both towards seasoned Montessorians as well as those new to Montessori are welcomed and encouraged. The deadline for abstract submission is June 5, 2020Submissions should be emailed to our office and should include:

  • A brief bio of the presenter(s);
  • A brief workshop presentation abstract including the proposed length of the workshop (workshops are generally 2-3 hours in length);
  • Any requirements of AMI/USA;
  • Contact information.
  • Please indicate whether, if circumstances dictate, your workshop can be adapted for virtual programming and if you would be willing to present on that basis.

Workshop presenters will be notified by June 30, 2020.