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Montessori and Advocacy: Next Steps

Montessori and Advocacy: Next Steps

In Volume 20, Issue 1- 2018 Montessori Leadership, we outlined a process for beginning this important work at the state level. Starting with common characteristics of active state organizations, we offered suggestions for determining the greatest need for the Montessori community in your state, the importance of narrowing goals with a clear, well-defined Action Plan […]

Webcast: Strategic Tuition Pricing for Nonpublic Montessori Schools

Webcast: Virgin Islands Montessori School; Preparing and Recovering from a Natural Disaster

Join Michael Bornn, Head of School, native Virgin Islander with over 25 years in operational leadership, financial management and construction oversight. Hear his story of preparation and recovery from two major hurricanes less than one year ago. There are lessons for all of us in preparing for the inevitable as well as the unexpected!

Some Thoughts on Staff Interactions

Some Thoughts on Staff Interactions

t The Montessori Foundation, we regularly receive queries regarding policies for relationships between staff and parents. Many school heads express concerns over issues ranging from staff being “friends” with parents on Facebook, to babysitting for school families, to … in some cases, actual romantic involvements. The issues span those which are merely internal or personal […]

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. […]

Webcast: Strategic Tuition Pricing for Nonpublic Montessori Schools

Webcast: Effective Board and Admin Team Relationships / Part 2

    This week, began to explore the topic of how to build effective working relationships between the school’s administrative team and the board. For those of you who own your school, this will probably still be just as relevant. The relationship between the individual or family owners, and the leadership of the school or […]

Webcast: Strategic Tuition Pricing for Nonpublic Montessori Schools

Webcast: Effective Board and Admin Team Relationships / Part 1

    This week, began to explore the topic of how to build effective working relationships between the school’s administrative team and the board. For those of you who own your school, this will probably still be just as relevant. The relationship between the individual or family owners, and the leadership of the school or […]

Webcast: Strategic Tuition Pricing for Nonpublic Montessori Schools

Webcast: Looking Back on the School Year to Plan for Next Fall / Webcast

This week, Jonathan Wolff, Kath Leitch, and Michael Dorer explored the topic of how we can take a look back at the school year that is ending, and use the insights we can glean from that reflection to strengthen our programs, special events, and Montessori practice. “What can we celebrate?” Let’s take a look back […]

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 […]

Sample Bylaws

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 […]

IMC School Accreditation – Free OnLine Orientation for Candidate Schools

An online workshop for the school’s Leadership, Board, and Self-Study Committee members his course is an online version of the workshop that we run at IMC Conferences for schools that are interested in IMC School Accreditation. It includes a general introduction to the program and a series of videos designed to explain each stage of […]