ALPHARETTA, Ga., January 27, 2010 – Nesbit Ferry Montessori (part of the Montessori Unlimited family of schools) is proud to announce that one of its teachers, Denise Harold, M. Ed., has been asked to present at the 2010 Montessori Educational Programs International (MEPI) Hands For Peace International Conference. The event takes place February 26-27 at the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort in Pawleys Island, South Carolina.
Harold is scheduled to speak on Friday, Feb 26 from 3:45-4:45. Her workshop is titled “Parent Education: Building and Retaining Quality Families.”
Harold has over 25 years of experience conducting training and educational seminars. She holds Montessori Early Childhood credentials from the Pan American Montessori Society and has been a teacher at Nesbit Ferry Montessori since 2007. Her upcoming workshop promises to be an impactful, interactive session discussing methods of building effective parent education programs that will engage families with the Montessori Philosophy and Principles.
“The MEPI conference is a great platform to foster growth and community improvement through the Montessori method,” said Harold. “I am honored to be speaking at this year’s event and excited to represent Nesbit Ferry Montessori in such a positive way.”
Besides speaking engagements, many Montessori Directors, including Harold, stay active in the Montessori community by publishing articles related to childhood education, and involving themselves with related professional organizations.
About Montessori Unlimited
Montessori Unlimited is a family of 28 schools and a leader in the traditional Montessori education. Each school is a faithful reflection of Dr. Maria Montessori’s vision and method. Guided by belief that children teach themselves, Montessori Unlimited classrooms provide a prepared environment designed to stimulate each child’s interest in reading, mathematics, geography and science. For more information on Montessori Unlimited or to find a school in your area, please visit www.montessori.com.
About Montessori Educational Programs International (MEPI)
MEPI was founded in 1995 by a group of 8 representatives from teacher education programs with the goal of promoting peace through Montessori education and practice. MEPI has made it their mission to develop and offer programs that educate and certify Montessori professionals, while promoting the philosophy of equal rights for all individuals. Today, MEPI offers education programs across the US, and in 6 foreign countries. For more information about MEPI, visit www.mepiforum.com.