Team Category: AMI/USA Staff

Sarah Kozicki

Sarah is the Director of Communications and Digital Strategy at AMI/USA, responsible for managing the online bookstore and developing AMI/USA’s membership communications, including the e-news, journal, and directory. She also maintains the AMI/USA website and social media accounts. Prior to joining AMI/USA, she worked in communications and program development in the

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Lynne Breitenstein-Aliberti

Lynne Breitenstein-Aliberti is the Director of School and Member Operations, guiding the AMI Recognition Program and the process of Memberships for AMI/USA. With over 25 years of experience within the Montessori community, she has personally witnessed the power that Montessori education has to create a more peaceful world. In her previous

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Janet McDonell

Janet McDonell is Pedagogical Director of Consultation and Coaching at AMI/USA. She has been Director of Primary Training at the Washington Montessori Institute since 1994, following an extensive career in Montessori schools throughout the U.S., working with children of widely varied backgrounds. Janet also holds AMI Elementary and Special Education diplomas.

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Ayize Sabater

Ayize Sabater is a dynamic entrepreneur, educational researcher, author and thirty year educational visionary. He earned his doctorate at Morgan State University in 2018. Dr. Ayize has co-founded several organizations, including a Montessori Public Charter school in D.C.. He received his a 2021 Montessori Core Principle and a

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