Dear IMC Members: We begin 2019 having completed 20 years of the International Montessori Council’s presence and impact in the Montessori community! As I look forward to the next 20 years, I wonder what the state of Montessori education will be 20 years hence. Will we continue to build bridges across schools, organizations, and pedagogies? […]
The Life Cycle of a School Year how to get ahead of the curve!
Montessori Family Life A Series of Weekly Talks For Parents With Ann Epstein Ph.D. & Kathy Leitch
Join us to learn what’s going on at the IMC and share your feedback and experiences. We want to hear from you as we get ready to begin our strategic planning process. With Kathy Leitch, Margot Garfield-Anderson & Michael Dorer
<br Join our panel as we continue this discussion. This week we’ll focus on the critical elements of evaluation as a supportive growth cycle. We’ll explore what it means to “manage by wandering around” and exactly what it is were looking for. Are you implementing a meaningful system of staff support, development, and evaluation? We […]
Join our panel as we discuss this essential element of effective leadership. How do we create a meaningful system of staff support, development, and evaluation? We will explore using Montessori aligned principles to ensure our staff and faculty get the important feedback they deserve!
IMC Executive Director, Kathy Leitch, discusses the IMC’s new Leadership Network. This is an additional way that leaders of member schools can engage in ongoing support and professional development. We know that Heads can feel isolated with many competing priorities and decisions. Hear about what we have in mind and let us know your needs […]
A webcast with Tim Seldin, Kathy Leitch, and Michael Dorer. What kind of Montessori curriculum does your school have? We look at curriculum offerings in terms of their overall direction. A curriculum can have three directions: vertical, horizontal, or something in between. Michael talked about these directions. so that you can see where your classrooms […]
Lorna McGrath and Kathy Leitch explore family traditions. I had been called out of town unexpectedly, and you may get a chuckle as they work out the best way to get started, but their conversation, as always, is practical and very interesting. I hope that you enjoy it. Tim Seldin