Montessori Consultants D – G

Michael Dorer
Center for Contemporary Montessori Programs
College of St. Catherine
601 25th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Email: mjdorer@stkate.edu
Areas of Consultation:

• Public school Montessori programs;
• Curriculum and programs;
• Mathematics;
• Geometry;
• Other subject areas; and
• General school consultation.

Deborah Drendall
17213 Ireland Road
South Bend, IN 46614
Voice: 219 291-8398

Jim Dyck
Architectural Partnership
206 South 13th Street Suite 906
Lincoln, NE 68508
Voice:402 475-6006
Fax: 402 475.0718
Email: info@taparch.com
Website: http://www.taparch.com
Jim Dyck is a registered architect who has been engaged in the field of child education and its relationship to school design for over 30 years. He holds a professional Architectural Degree from the University of Nebraska, a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois and has a Montessori Early Childhood Certificate from MECA/Seton. Jim has taught in Primary (3-6 years) as well as Toddler classrooms.

As an architect with Montessori training, Jim is involved in Montessori School projects nationally. With Jonathan Wolff, a Montessori consultant, a five day charette process, “Dreams to Design” is offered for schools wishing to address facility needs and possibly prepare for fund raising activities.

Michael Eanes
Consultant to Not-For-Profits
12 Headquarters Road
Litchfield, CT 06759
Voice: 860 480-2676
Fax: 860 567-9010
Email: michaelneanes@aol.com
Website: http://www.MichaelEanes.com
Michael Eanes is a former National Director of the American Montessori Society, now offers full service consulting to Montessori school and teacher education programs. Areas of expertise include board governance, strategic planning, fund raising, enrollment and retention, development, fund raising, head of school mentoring and head of school searches. Go to http://www.michaeleanes.com for more information or contact him at michaelneanes@aol.com. Services are available throughout the U.S. and on a long term or per diem basis.

As a school head, association executive director, board member and volunteer, Michael brings over 30 years of experience to not-for-profits.

Shawn Edwards
2006 Jim Hogg Rd
Georgetown, TX 78633
713 824-0530

Providing whole school management and consulting services for private and independent schools.

Nada El Saadi
SE34 Khalifa
Abu Dhabi UAE  7657
Email: nsaadi71@gmail.com
Description of Services or Expertise: Nada is a former Montessori Directress and has been working as an assistant manager for a Montessori Nursery. A member of the International Montessori Council. Undergoing studies with the Montessori foundation “Building a World Class Montessori School” Provide management, administration and consulting services for Montessori schools in Abu Dhabi- United Arab Emirates.

Jonnie Lyn Evans
54 Jefferson St.
Newburyport, MA
978 609-7423

Montessori in the charter public school arean, especially Massachusetts.

Pedro Falconi
29 51 Avenue, Apt. 3D
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Voice: 718 699-7360

Chandra Fernando
PO Box 771
Baltimore, MD 21218
Home Voice: 410 243-7237
Fax: 410 243-1728
Email: chancy1@earthlink.net
Website: http://www.seacoastcenter.com
Chandra Fernando is a national and international Montessori consultant and teacher trainer. She served as site Director of Northeast Montessori Institute, additional site in Northern Virginia, consultant and faculty member of Seacoast center for Education, New Hampshire. Special subjects that she teaches are: Montessori Philosophy, Peace Education, Observation, Math (early childhood), Geometry (elmentary), History (elementary). Chandra has more than 35 years of teaching children 3 years to 12 in addition to her teacher training work.

Beth Fisch
1721 10th St
Berkeley, CA 94710
510 776-5943
Email: beth94710@yahoo.com
AMI Montessori training, Administrator of my own private Montessori for ten years, implemented public Montessori programs in West Contra Costa Dist, and Berkeley Unified Dist. Expertise in bridging private and public school standards.

Mary Flewelling-Pinchen
461 Belgreen Way
Waterloo, On.  N2L 5X6 Canada
Voice: 519 578-7618
Email: maryfpinchen@gmail.com
Website: http://montessoricasaworks.ca
Mary is an A.M.I. casa directress, consultant and author of  “Directing the Montessori Children’s House”, who has been teaching in casa classrooms in South-Western Ontario for the past 34 years.  She earned her A.M.I. primary diploma at the Toronto Montessori Institute under the direction of Renilde Montessori, Audrey Sillick and Judy Buckman.
In addition to teaching, writing and consulting, Mary acted as the programme director for the Canadian Association of Montessori Teachers between 2006-2013 She consults and presents workshops and seminars to casa teachers and parents on a regular basis.  Mary established Montessori Casaworks to support directresses, parents and the Montessori community at large in their transformative work with children and families.  She recently founded the Montessori Education Group (M.E.G.) to develop effective advocacy platforms for Montessori education and to encourage collaboration amongst Montessori individuals and organizations across Canada.

Ann Rose Gavey, M. Ed.
Rising Star Montessori School
1421 High Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Voice: 510 865-4536
Fax: 510 525-8332
Email: AZeena@aol.com
Ann Rose Gavey does teacher training in all subjects and has over 20 years’ experience in consulting and advising for schools (preschool through middle school). She has experiential expertise as a parent of a now successful teenage girl with ADHD / Tourettes.

Diane Sutliff
Go Get Your Smock!
3000 W. Eastwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
Voice: 773 588-0178
Email: info@gogetyoursmock.org
Website: http://www.gogetyoursmock.org
Go Get Your Smock is an early Childhood and Elementary Art Education Service. Diane, through her company, provides professional development, in-school and private instruction. Visit their website at www.gogetyoursmock.org.

Morgan Childers
Go Montessori
1757 Woodside Dr., Suite 201
Woodland, CA 95695
Toll Free Phone: 800-331-5147
Fax: 530-661-1968
Email: morgan@gomontessori.com
Website: http://www.GoMontessori.com
Go Montessori is a team of Montessori educators, parents, administrators and marketing professionals. Our vision is to help Montessori schools market successfully. We have developed a variety of marketing and public relations products and services for schools of all sizes. Go Montessori is unique because we focus solely on Montessori schools; we know how to educate and motivate your target market.

From off-the-shelf marketing tools such as brochures, direct mailers, press release tool-kits, and webpages to custom designed materials and complete marketing packages, Go Montessori will be your partner in success!

Erin Galvin Gutierrez, M.Ed.
Science for Everyday
24 Peachtree Circle
Columbia, SC 29206
Voice: 803 782-4034
Email: galvingutierrez@juno.com
Does the science area of your 3-6 classroom need help? Do you even have a science area in your 3-6 classroom? Erin Galvin Gutierrez, author of “Science for Everyday: A Montessori Based Science Curriculum,” is an internationally recognized Montessori science consultant. She teaches science for several Montessori training organizations, gives science workshops across the US and overseas and works as a consultant to set up or revamp your science area. We can help you simplify science! Please contact us for more information at galvingutierrez@juno.com