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

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!

The Story Behind the Scarves & Ties

The Story Behind the Scarves & Ties

The year 2017 marked the 25th anniversary of Tim Seldin and Joyce St. Giermaine founding the Montessori Foundation. We wanted to honor their work with a unique gift, a creation to express our profound appreciation for their tireless effort. And thus was born, the Seldin Men’s Tie and St. Giermaine Infinity Scarf. The design was […]

Give A Gift, Get A Gift!

Give A Gift, Get A Gift!

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Montessori Foundation we designed beautiful infinity scarves and neckties that were introduced at our 21st Annual International Montessori Conference. The design was inspired and based on the Montessori Metal Inset work created by Anne Frank during her years in Montessori before she was imprisoned during World War II, […]

How To Run a Successful Silent Auction

How To Run a Successful Silent Auction

ost schools will either run an annual fund or an annual special fundraising event. The most successful schools do both and have learned how to do them well with minimal stress. A successful silent auction is usually the key to the success of fundraising event. In this article, I’m going to tell you not only […]

The Definitive List of Best Silent Auction Items

The Definitive List of Best Silent Auction Items

ur thanks to Zach Hagopian and our friends at Accelevents for permission to share this list. Accelevents is a company that offers online software to handle silent auctions and raffles. HTTP://WWW.ACCELEVENTS.COM So you’ve decided to use a silent auction at your fundraiser. You may have even identified a MOBILE FUNDRAISING platform to expand your reach […]

Webcast:  Special Events and Auctions

Webcast: Special Events and Auctions

Some schools have been running very successful special events for years, some are just in the early stages, and some would like to begin. In this webcast, we will discuss: Types of special events Picking the right time of the year Finding the right venue Deciding on food and drink Establishing fundraising goals for the […]