Montessori Education Week - Challenge
How can you become involved in the
Our goal is to have a proclamation for
“Montessori Education Week”
· 50 Governors,
· State and Local officials,
· Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Dignitaries around the world
- Call the Governor's office directly and get the name for his education contact.
- E-mail this person as to the steps necessary to obtain a proclamation
- Click here for a Sample proclamation to email
- Click here for a Sample letter mailed to the individual state representatives and senators once the proclamation was declared.
State of Kentucky
From Heather Gerker
Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education, Kentucky
State of Mississippi
From Aimee Cole
Montessori Academy of Jackson, Mississippi
State of Connecticut
– From Michelle Jacobik
StoneView Children's University, Norwich, CT
- Click the attachment at the bottom of the page
State of Mississippi
Aimee Cole - firstname.lastname@example.org
State of Oregon
Cathryn Kasper email@example.com
Emily Daggett firstname.lastname@example.org
State of Ohio
– Click the attachment at the bottom of the page
State of Kentucky
– Click the attachment at the bottom of the page.
State of Washington
State of South Carolina
State of Minnesota
State of Florida
City of Homestead Florida
2010 Proclamations: Thanks to all who worked on this project.
Is your state listed??? We have 15 out of 50
If not - sign up to be the "Contact the Governor" contact person for your state.
Contact the person listed for your state to coordinate efforts to obtain a Gubernatorial or legislative proclamation for each state.
Please send a copy of your State's proclamation (you can scan it in) so it can be attached next to your state's flag.
Which will be the first state with a proclamation?
8 State Proclamations - 42 to go!!
3 City Proclamation - How many more can we get??
Illinois is first State Proclamation!!! - Thanks Zeenat Hussain
Illinois - Zeenat Hussain, 1029 Greenbriar Drive, Glendale Heights, IL 60139, phone 847-962-6442, email@example.com
The Daily Herald interviewed Zeenat Hussain for a featured article on Montessori Education that appeared in the newspaper on Friday, March 2, 2007, during Montessori Education Week. Click here to read the article.
Congratulation to Rita Schneider, firstname.lastname@example.org, for obtaining a proclamation from the new governor of Iowa.
Thanks to the Elementary students at Providence Montessori School, Lexington, KY - Kathy Regan - school office 859-255-7330, e-mail email@example.com.
Maryland - The Franklin Schools of Rockville - Sharon Allen Gilder
school office: 301-279-2799
email: firstname.lastname@example.org (put attn: Sharon in the subject line)
Congratulations to the students at Schoolhouse Montessori Academy in Troy, Michigan and their director Sherri Roberts for acquiring a proclamation from Governor Granholm.
Appreciation to Janet R. Lee of Columbia Montessori School for procuring a Montessori Education Week Proclamation from Missouri Governor Matt Blunt and a Resolution from the Missouri House of Representatives.
Thanks to Deb Ganley of Keene Montessori School for obtaining a proclamation from his Excellency, John Lynch, governor of New Hanpshire.
Thanks Beth Bronsil of Xavier University for acquiring a proclamation recognizing 100 years of Montessori Education from Governor Ted Strickland.
Thank you, Floyd Creech, FCreech@fsd1.org, of Florence School District One.
Thanks Gulsevin Kayihan, email@example.com, for procuring the Governor's proclamation for the state of Washington -Pacific Northwest Montessori Association.
Thank you, Debbie Pyott, Instructional Coach, Montessori of the Rio Grande Charter School, Albuquerque, NM, for purcuring the proclamation.
Proclamations from cities
Flag of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
City of Nashville, Tennessee signs a resolution recognizing the contributions of Nashville's Montessori Schools, and designating February 2007 as Montessori Month in the City of Nashville.
Mayor of Toronto, Ontario, Canada congratulates Bannockburn School as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of Montessori Education.
Mayor Pam Lorio of Tampa, Florida declares Montessori Education Week and pays tribute to Montessori past and present for their contribution to education. Congratulation to Richard Winkler and the students at Beach Park School for acquiring this proclamation.
Contact person working on obtaining a proclamation:
Colorado - Community Montessori School (Charter) in Golden, Colorado - Claudia Mann
- New Jersey - Princeton Montessori Middle School - firstname.lastname@example.org
New York - The American Montessori Society - Carla Hofland - email@example.com
- North Carolina - Park Road Montessori School - Upper Elementary - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Oregon - Students at Ridgeline Montessori Charter - Cheri Spies - email@example.com
Texas - Janet M. Matthews, Head of School, St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Janetmisamatthew@aol.com
"Contact the President" contact person
"Contact a State or Local Official" contact person
"Contact a country Dignitary, Prime Minister, or president"
Add Your Name To This List
e-mail Rosann Larrow, Montessori Education Week Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
– Spread the word about Montessori Education Week and Montessori Education
|Ohio Governor Proclamation.pdf||71.54 KB|
|montessori ed week proclamation_KY.pdf||1.7 MB|
|State of Connecticut Proclamation.pdf||106.96 KB|
|Mississippi Gov Proclamation-2016.pdf||137.03 KB|