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Montessori In The News

Montessori In The News

(WMA) Successfully Advocates the Addition of AMI to The Montessori Alternative Licensing Legislation in Wisconsin By Phil Dosmann | Nov 21, 2017 During the fall session of the Assembly and Senate, WMA successfully lobbied to add Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) to the Montessori Alternative licensing pathway. This means that, in addition to graduates of MACTE-accredited teacher-education programs (AMS, […]

Why Boards Micro-Manage and How to Get Them to Stop

Why Boards Micro-Manage and How to Get Them to Stop

f we were to ask organizational leaders for their top three complaints about boards, micro management would absolutely make that list. Both board members and CEOs talk about board micromanagement as if it were the weather —they complain about it, but they assume there is not much they can do about it. Unlike the weather, […]

Helping Your Board through Succession and Sustainability Planning

Helping Your Board through Succession and Sustainability Planning

few years ago, my husband and I attended a Montessori leader’s seminar and the question was raised and reiterated by several people in the room: “Where are the future leaders?” I came away with the determination that we would raise them up in our organization. We began and continue to do some of those activities. […]

Authorized List of Montessori Materials – Dr. Michael Dorer

Authorized List of Montessori Materials – Dr. Michael Dorer

Authorized List of Montessori Materials for Montessori Classrooms Organized and Edited by Michael Dorer Contributors: Michael Dorer, Syneva Barrett, Lois Bobo, Rose Dorer, Peter Hanson, Shanna Honan, Maria Kaminstein, Angela Lord-Carsrud, Ann Luce, Chris Sacerdote, Larry Shankar, Maria Verhaal   Copyright Michael Dorer Shared with members and students on the Montessori Foundation and International Montessori […]

Authorized List of Montessori Materials – Dr. Michael Dorer

Kindergarten and Elementary Moving-Up Meetings

any schools face the challenge of convincing more parents of 5 year-olds to stay on for elementary. I wrote the enclosed letters for one school to send out over the Head’s signature. I thought that you might find them useful in preparing an evening and invitation to attend of your own. Many schools send home […]

The Difference between Articles of Incorporation and ByLaws

hat is the difference between your Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws? A source of confusion for many board members is the difference between the organization’s Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws. It is common practice to divide the basic rules of an organization into two documents. The Articles of Incorporation typically defines the primary characteristics of […]

Authorized List of Montessori Materials – Dr. Michael Dorer

Sample Bylaws

It is common practice to divide the basic rules of an organization into two documents. The Articles of Incorporation typically defines the primary characteristics of the organization – its name and purpose and essential elements of the make-up of the board and its function. A second document, called the Bylaws, defines in somewhat greater detail the […]

Authorized List of Montessori Materials – Dr. Michael Dorer

Sample Articles of Incorporation

It is common practice to divide the basic rules of an organization into two documents. The Articles of Incorporation typically defines the primary characteristics of the organization – its name and purpose and essential elements of the make-up of the board and its function. A second document, called the Bylaws, defines in somewhat greater detail the […]