Montessori Expert to visit MSP

Tim Seldin will visit MSP 11/7-11/9. Tim is the President of the Montessori Foundation and Chair of the International Montessori Council. He is a co-founder of the Center for Guided Montessori Studies and Co-Director of its Montessori School Leadership Certification Program.

His more than forty years of experience in Montessori education includes twenty-two years as Headmaster of the Barrie School in Silver Spring, Maryland, which was his own alma mater from age two through high school graduation. Tim was the co-founder and Director of the Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, the Center for Guided Montessori Studies, and currently also serves as the Head of the New Gate School in Sarasota, Florida.  He earned a B.A. in History and Philosophy from Georgetown University, an M.Ed. in Educational Administration and Supervision from The American University, and his Montessori certification from the American Montessori Society. Tim Seldin is the author of several books on Montessori Education, including his latest, How to Raise An Amazing Child, The Montessori Way with Dr. Paul Epstein, Building a World-class Montessori School, Finding the Perfect Match – Recruit and Retain Your Ideal Enrollment, Master Teachers – Model Programs, Starting a New Montessori School, Celebrations of Life, and The World in the Palm of Her Hand.

You are invited to a free talk! “How Montessori Builds a Better Brain” for parents and staff at 6pm on Tuesday, 11/8 in the Media Center. Childcare will be provided, which includes
pizza. Reservations for childcare are required so that we may provide adequate staffing.

His visit includes meetings with parents, staff, and visits to our classrooms. Therefore, all parents are invited to join him for an informal coffee chat in the Media Center on Wednesday, 11/9 after drop-off.