An AMI 3-6 Trainer, Connie currently serves as Director of Outreach programs at
the Montessori Center of Minnesota. In that role, she oversees their AMI EsF
recognized Montessori Partners Serving All Children initiative, whose mission is
to provide exceptional, quality early childhood education experiences for
underserved communities. Connie also serves as Director of Training for the
Montessori Training Center Northeast satellite three-summer course, to be offered
in Boston 2017-2019. She also serves as an AMI consultant and examiner.
Connie holds a B.A. in English and Theatre from the University of Tennessee Martin
and a M.Ed. from Loyola University of Maryland. She has 15 years of experience in
Montessori Children’s Houses, as well as 8 years in public school settings working
with children with special needs. With over ten years of experience implementing
“Montessori Year Round” as well as “Montessori All Day,” Connie is interested in
seeing Montessori education being made more broadly available to all children. Her
three children are now grown, and she finds great joy in being “Grand” to four
grandchildren. Connie lives with her husband, Lynn, in Duluth, Minnesota.