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Jennifer Nolan & Rosemary Quaranta

Friday, February 25th - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Jennifer Nolan

Jennifer Nolan is Head of School at Seton Montessori School and Administrator Course Coordinator and faculty member for Seton Montessori Institute, based in Clarendon Hills, Illinois. She holds American Montessori Society (AMS) Early Childhood Education and Administrator Certification from Seton Montessori Institute. With a Journalism Degree from the University of Missouri Columbia, Jennifer specializes in organizational communication, with special insight into family counseling, practical life and sensorimotor curricula, and supporting children with special needs. Jennifer is an presenter on various topics, including educational leadership, organizational communication, school culture and supporting children with special needs, at local national and international conferences; and an active consultant for Montessori schools. She is also a member of the American Montessori Society School Accreditation Commission.

Rosemary Quaranta

Rosemary Quaranta, MEd is currently Head of the Lab School and Teaching Professor at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is a graduate of Edgecliff College, The Washington Montessori Institute, and Cleveland State University where she received her Master’s Degree in Education with a specialization in Montessori. Rosemary holds AMI credentials (EC, EI-II) and has over forty years of experience in Montessori classrooms.  She has also been a strong lecturer for AMS and MACTE accredited programs.  She is passionate about Montessori Education, consulting and lecturing with schools nationally and internationally.