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Author Archives: Kitty Bravo

Montessori Community Grieves the Passing of NCMPS Leader

The CGMS Leadership Team has been saddened to learn of the passing of Jackie Cossentino on Sunday, December 14, 2019 after an eleven-month battel with colon cancer. Jackie was a dedicated Montessori leader.  She founded the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector (NCMPS) with her husband Keith in 2012 to provide resources and […]

CGMS School Leadership Course – Now Enrolling!

The new year will bring new learning opportunities for the adult learners in the CGMS first Montessori School Leadership Certification course. The first cohort starts January 27, 2020. The course will include 16 months of online work, a one-week residential session, and a 9-month leadership practicum. The course development has been a collaborative process between […]

Elementary Leadership Team update

In the last few years, CGMS has experienced incredible growth. While every level from Infant- Toddler through Secondary have experienced an increase in enrollment, the elementary level has grown by leaps and bounds! One of the factors contributing to this growth is the addition of the stand alone Elementary I and Elementary II programs.  In […]

Kathy Leitch and others Honored at the MACTE Syposium

  Kathy Leitch  and others Honored at the MACTE Syposium! Kathy Leitch, CGMS Infant Toddler Director and Co-Director of our new Leadership course, received the MACTE Wisdom of the Elders award at the MACTE symposium on December 5, 2019. This award honors Montessorians who have provided significant leadership and guidance to the Montessori community.  Kathy […]

CGMS Faculty Attend the 2019 MACTE Symposium

From left to right: Elaine Glier (CGMS IT Practicum Coordinator), Martha Carver (CGMS CO-Director of the new School Leadership program), Cathy Carpenter (Instructor for the Institute of Advanced Montessori Studies), Tanya Ryskind (CGMS EL IG), Jana Morgan Herman (CGMS EC IG), Kathy Leitch (CGMS IT Director, Co-Director CGMS School Leadership program, Ex. Director, IMC), and […]