Why should you choose Montessori as an educational option for your child? Where do you begin to educate yourself or others about Montessori? A good place to start is with basic background information on Montessori. Since Montessori is often lumped into progressive or innovative buckets people assume it must be new. That it must be … Continue reading Why Montessori?
Contact ALL HISD Board Members/ HISD Leaders- via email, twitter, and with a call to their office. Supt. Carranza - @HISD_Supe Deputy Supt. Sarabia - @ssarabia4 District I Rep Santos - @santos4hisd District II Rep Skillern-Jones (President) - @rhondajn1 District III Rep Lira - @liraserg District IV Rep Jones - @jonesjolanda District V Rep Deigaard … Continue reading Call to Action
Friends of Montessori (FOM) advocates that our supported public Montessori schools keep their magnet status along with the funding and transportation associated. Montessori is best described as a magnet, as defined by the federal government, numerous national and international educational organizations, and by HISD up until this point. It is an award-winning program and a … Continue reading Montessori Talking Points
Dear Community Members, The Houston ISD School Board and Superintendent Carranza are discussing a proposal to overhaul Magnet school designations in our district. The magnet program has needed revision for some time, and the fact that our board and superintendent are tackling this difficult issue is something to applaud. We support the goal to ensure … Continue reading FOM Response to Proposed Changes
Come learn how you can help advocate for our schools and our children! We need your voice and your support! As parents of students Public Montessori students, YOU are part of the Friends of Montessori! Please join us! When: Monday, January 29th at 6:30pm Where: Waltrip High School-1900 W. 34th St.
Houston Independent School District School Board election for District 1 is headed for a runoff on December 9th. Below are side-by-side responses from both candidates regarding their views on Montessori and HISD Magnet schools. Since both Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet and the Montessori Pathway at Waltrip High School are District 1 schools, FOM felt it … Continue reading District 1 Runoff: Himsl and Santos on Montessori