Conference fees include: morning refreshments, lunch, and conference presentations at the UW Pyle Center on Saturday, March 7th 2015
Saturday Keynote Presentation: “Collaboration”
Linda Davis - Curriculum Coordinator & Consultant, Seton Montessori Institute
“Observe the child, read Montessori’s own words, and engage in professional dialog. All three are necessary to maintain a stable foundation for Montessori practice.” -Linda Davis
Linda Davis has worked with children and adolescents in Montessori environments for over 40 years. Her Montessori teacher training experiences prepared her to work with ages 3 to 6 and 6 to 12. From 1992 -1994, Linda worked closely with Margaret Stephenson in develop- ing a program for Young Adolescents, and continued to work with her in assisting other Ado- lescent programs and in starting another at the Montessori School of Lake Forest. She served on staff at the AMI/NAMTA Summer Orientation in Ohio since the program began.
Linda has also served at Montessori Children’s House (Springfield IL), Alcuin Montessori School (River Forest IL), Two Rivers Montessori School (Portland OR), and Marin Montessori School (Corte Madera CA). Currently, Mrs. Davis is serving as Curriculum Coordinator and Consultant at Seton Institute and Montessori School in Clarendon Hills, IL during the school year.
Mrs. Davis holds Montessori certifications from St. Nicholas Montessori, American Montessori Society (AMS), and the Association of Montessori Internationale (AMI) as well as a B.A. in Child Psychology and a M.A. in Child and Adolescent Development from the University of Illinois-Springfield.