Loyola University Maryland's Center for Montessori Education

Emerging Leaders in Montessori Education

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Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education and Loyola’s Center for Montessori Education presents "Emerging Leaders in Montessori Education" on Friday, June 28, 2019, from 1 - 2:30 p.m in McManus Theatre.

The event will feature three panelists, Robin Howe, Ph.D., Jennifer Robinson, M.Ed. ’16, and Katherine Rucker, M.Ed. ’18, who will share ideas and opportunities about the future of Montessori education.

Beverage reception to follow the lecture. The lecture is free and open to the public, however, registration is required (current Loyola students do not need to register). For more information or questions, please email montessori@loyola.edu.

Guest Speakers

Robin Howe

Howe is a Montessori educator, international baccalaureate coordinator, and school accreditation specialist, who currently serves as the co-head of the NewGate School—a lab school of the Montessori Foundation—in Sarasota, Fla. Howe, who attended Montessori schooling throughout his childhood at the Barrie School in Maryland, holds his American Montessori Society (AMS) and Association Montessori International (AMI) adolescent certifications. He received his bachelor’s degree in Spanish and religion from Dickinson College, master’s degree in bioethics from the University of South Florida, and doctorate in Education Leadership from Argosy University. 

Jennifer Robinson

Robinson is a proud Chicagoland Montessorian who has been guiding young children since 2012. Working with the 0-3 age group and educating others on this meaningful time has become a great passion of her life. Robinson received her training at the Montessori Institute in Denver, Col., and earned her Master of Education from Loyola in 2016. Her love for Montessori stays strong as there is always more to learn and share.

Katherine Rucker

Rucker is the founder and head of school at Moore Montessori Community School (MMCS) in Southern Pines, N.C. Rucker earned her AMI primary diploma from the Washington Montessori Institute and her Master of Education from Loyola in 2018. In her current role, she has helped to guide her school to public charter. MMCS was one of 10 schools nationwide to win a 2018 Charter School Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Education.


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