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Friday, March 23 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Montessori & School Reform in Puerto Rico

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Learn about the roots and history of public Montessori in Puerto Rico, the achievements of organized public policy initiatives on the island, and outcomes from 50 Puerto Rican Montessori public schools. This workshop will explore the successes and challenges of the Secretaría Auxiliar de Educación Montessori—the Montessori Education Auxiliary Secretariat—established in Puerto Rico’s Department of Education in 2014.


Ana María García Blanco

Ana María García Blanco, PhD, is executive director of Instituto Nueva Escuela, an AMS-affiliated teacher education program in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.

Marlyn Rodriguez

Marlyn Rodríguez Fernández, MA, is the secretary of Montessori education for the Puerto Rico Department of Education, in San Juan. AMS-credentialed (Elementary I).

Friday March 23, 2018 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Tower Court C Tower Building Second Level
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