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Montessori in Iowa

The Iowa State Board of Education is scheduled to consider an application from the American Montessori Society to be approved as an independent accrediting agency for Iowa nonpublic schools at 1:45 pm today. The Department of Education has recommended that … Continue reading

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HF 2045 Subcommittee Assigned

HF 2045 has been assigned to a subcommittee: Dolecheck (R-Ringgold), Chair Mascher (D-Johnson) Rogers (R-Black Hawk) The subcommittee members represent counties that have at least six Montessori programs between them. All bills must be reported out of committee by the … Continue reading

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Montessori Bill Filed

A Montessori bill was filed in the Iowa House today by Kaufmann (R-Cedar). HF 2045 relates to Montessori programs, and would have DHS adopt rules prescribing standards and procedures for approval of Montessori training organizations, would have the Iowa Department of … Continue reading

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Directors to Visit Montessori School

We are pleased to announce that Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck and Iowa Board of Educational Examiners Executive Director DT Magee are scheduled to visit Montessori Children’s Garden in North Liberty on Wednesday, January 29th. We are excited … Continue reading

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Parents Meeting

Parents of current and former Montessori students are invited to meet with ICCSD Superintendent Steve Murley at Montessori Children’s Garden on Monday, April 7th at 6:30 pm.

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Getting a Look at Montessori

The National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector is producing a series of videos illustrating key elements of Montessori: Collaboration Hands On Learning Teaching as Guidance Community Independence Concentration  

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Montessori Links: Education for the 21st Century

Montessori: The Secret Is Out: In 1936, Maria Montessori famously wrote, “Within the child lies the fate of the future.”   The future she imagined was one in which the Hoover Dam was a modern wonder. Not far from a century … Continue reading

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Parents Meeting

Update: We have rescheduled for Monday, April 1st. Parents of current and former Montessori students are invited to meet with ICCSD Superintendent Steve Murley on Monday, March 4th at 6 pm at the Montessori Children’s Garden in North Liberty. The … Continue reading

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Director Glass Visits Montessori Children’s Garden

We are very pleased to have welcomed Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass to Montessori Children’s Garden in North Liberty today. ICCSD Superintendent Steve Murley and Chief Operating Officer David Dude also attended the visit. It was a great … Continue reading

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Superwoman Was Already Here

A Montessori video from SuperDrMaria.com.

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