Traveling Speakers’ Bureau
OMA is pleased to announce the Traveling Speaker’s Bureau. Here, you will find information about topics and biographies of speakers who are willing to travel to more distant member schools and present talks to staff and/or parents. Check back soon, as we will provide our first speakers bios and topics this Spring.
If you would like to participate in the program and become a speaker, contact us. We welcome your participation in the broader community. Learn more by downloading this form:
Traveling Speaker Biographies and Titles of Talks
Catherine Dorner is an AMI Primary trained guide, since 1990, and started the Intergenerational program at Childpeace Montessori School in Portland, OR, in an assisted-living facility. She is available to talk about how this program began, its strengths and purposes, and share poignant stories of the children and residents. She serves on the OMA Board and is available to travel to your town to offer this talk.
Amy Eshelby is an AMI Elementary trained guide with 15 years of experience, and she is a parent of an elementary-aged child. Amy is available to speak with staff, the public, or parents in your school community about the second plane child and creating a supportive Montessori home for this age group. She can present “Montessori Elementary” (basics, “101″ for the public), using nature journals & the virtues project with elementary children (staff presentation), or Supporting your Montessori elementary child at home (parents). Contact OMA to be in touch with Amy and schedule a talk!