Charlottesville, Virginia Statement

We would like to share a statement from the co-Presidents of the Montessori for Social Justice Board about the recent terrorists acts that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia: Montessori for Social Justice is a community of educators and parents committed to anti-bias, anti-racist Montessori education that actively works towards creating a more just and equitable system … Continue reading Charlottesville, Virginia Statement

MSJ Board Candidates 2017

We are excited to announce that we have 12 candidates running for 7 positions on our founding MSJ Board which will convene this summer at the MSJ conference in Houston. These elected Board members will join our Executive committee on the Board. Please take a moment to read over the following biographies and statements of … Continue reading MSJ Board Candidates 2017

MSJ Conference 2016

The 2016 Montessori for Social Justice Conference, our third national gathering will be hosted by Tobin Montessori School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A public Montessori school serving children ages 3  – 11, Tobin is accredited by the American Montessori Society. Like last year, our Saturday MSJ conference will be paired with an optional free workshop on Friday June … Continue reading MSJ Conference 2016

Our Big Work: Reflections on being Anti-Racist Montessorians

Tiffany Jewell and Laura Kraby, both Montessori elementary teachers, write the first in a series of reflections teaching anti-bias anti-racist Montessori. Tiffany: I grew up in one of the poorest cities in the country.  Our neighborhood of renters and elderly home-owners was filled with friends of varying shades of light and dark brown skin.  My twin … Continue reading Our Big Work: Reflections on being Anti-Racist Montessorians

MSJ 2016 Conference Keynote Speaker

The Montessori for Social Justice steering committee is delighted to welcome Darcell Butler as our 2016 keynote speaker! Mrs. Darcell Williams-Butler teaches lower-elementary at City Garden Montessori School in St. Louis, Missouri. She received her undergraduate degree from Washington University, and a Masters in Teaching from Webster University. She earned the Pre-Primary Montessori Certificate (3-6) from … Continue reading MSJ 2016 Conference Keynote Speaker

Tobin Montessori School

197 Vassal Lane, Cambridge Accommodations Hotel Tria is walking distance from Tobin and Alewife station. There is a Whole foods and Trader Joe’s and Fresh pond close by. Boston Marriot Cambridge is at Kendall Sq, close to MIT, restaurants and the river. Hosteling International Boston is at Downtown Crossing, close to downtown, Boston commons, Chinatown and the Italian … Continue reading Tobin Montessori School