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Friday, March 23 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Authenticity through Autonomy: Montessori in the Charter Sector

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Join veteran public Montessori educators to explore their success in maintaining Montessori authenticity while meeting Common Core State Standards and other public-sector requirements. You’ll learn tried-and-true strategies that support student transitions, lesson plan development, standards alignment, and community building among staff, parents, and the school district—as well as the crucial questions to ask yourself to keep Montessori at the center of every decision.

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Michelle Hammons

Principal, Eagle Peak Montessori School
Michelle Hammons, MEd, is principal of Eagle Peak Montessori School, in Walnut Creek, CA, and a member of the AMS Board of Directors. AMS-credentialed (Early Childhood).

Friday March 23, 2018 4:00pm - 5:15pm MDT
Director's Row I Plaza Lobby Level