Garden Oaks Montessori to Host Public Montessori Educators of Texas Conference

What: The seventh annual Public Montessori Educators of Texas conference, sponsored by Friends of Montessori, will be held Friday, March 1 through Sunday, March 3 at Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet school.  The theme is Montessori: Surviving and Thriving in the Public School Setting and will feature breakout workshops for parents, teachers and educators that focus on elevating and sustaining Montessori education within the classroom and the community, and a tour of Houston’s three public Montessori schools.  The keynote speakers for the conference are author and lecturer Alfie Kohn and Dennis Schapiro, editor and publisher of the Public School Montessorian newspaper.  They will be speaking on the topics of education, parenting and human behavior. 

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Who: HISD educators, teachers, parents

When: Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3

Where: Garden Oaks Elementary School, 901 Sue Barnett, Houston, 77018

About Friends of Montessori

Friends of Montessori (FOM) is a Houston non-profit that supports and advocates for authentic Montessori Programs in HISD since 1994. FOM is a vital partner in enhancing the educational experiences of our children.