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Montessori News for February, 2019

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Jeff Bezos picks former Alexa VP Mike George to lead new education-focused philanthropic initiative
Jeff Bezos picks former Alexa VP Mike George to lead new education-focused philanthropic initiative
Jeff Bezos is bringing in a familiar face to run the education arm of his new $2 billion philanthropic initiative. Mike George, the ex-Amazon vice president who oversaw some of the company’s most successful products, will lead the Day 1 Academies Fund, Bezos announced in a tweet.
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School founders featured in Women in Business
School founders featured in Women in Business
Hilltop Montessori, Birmingham, Alabama, founder Cindi Stehr and head of school Michele Scott Wilensky were both Montessori educators who wanted to create a unique school for students who loved learning. “We are both passionate about Montessori education.” Wilensky said.
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Montessori students generate ideas for inclusive play-ground
A campaign to bring a fully inclusive playground to Charlottesville is driving hands-on learning experiences for local students. The Bennett’s Village playground campaign was created by the family and friends of Bennett McClurken-Gibney, a Johnson Elementary School student who died in February at age 5.
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Guest Contributor Christine Lowry, M.Ed. on Montessori inclusive classrooms
"Montessori classrooms at every level are ideal environments for inclusive classrooms. Dr. Montessori’s commitment to working with children who today would be identified as having special needs provided the foundation for what we know as the Montessori Method."
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With Grant from Raytheon, Montessori Center School Offers Robotics Course
Montessori Center School of Santa Barbara is launching an after-school robotics curriculum for its students with funding through a grant from Raytheon. Software engineer and programmer Ryan Rumsey will teach the course.
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Princess Tessy begins role as Official Ambassador of Montessori St Nicholas Group
Tessy Antony, Princess of Luxembourg, has begun a new role as an Official Ambassador of Montessori St Nicholas Group. Tessy made the announcement on her social media platforms with a statement and video.
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Job Openings
Elementary Guide
Camden, South Carolina
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Early Childhood Guide
St. Louis, Missouri
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Early Childhood Co-teacher
Austin, Texas
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Early Childhood Guide
Janesville, Wisconsin
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Toddler, Early Childhood Guides
Northern Virginia
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Early Childhood Guide
San Jose, California
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Toddler Guide
Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
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Upper Elementary Teacher
Homestead, Florida
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