Announcing the Recipients of AMS 2019 Research Awards

February 13, 2019.

The American Montessori Society offers annual awards for graduate-level work that furthers the understanding of Montessori education. We extend our congratulations to this year’s recipients, and thank them for their important contributions to the field:


Ann D. Sutton, "Perspectives on Montessori: Indigenous Inquiry, Teachers, Dialogue, and Sustainability." Doctoral Dissertation (First Place) $1,000.

Master's Theses

Kirstin A. Nordhaus, "Supporting Narrative Writing Proficiency and Engagement in a Montessori Upper Elementary Classroom through the Writing Workshop Model and 6+1 Traits of Writing." (First Place) $750.

Marcela L. Corona-Villarreal, "Acquisition of English as a Second Language for Hispanic Immigrant Adults with Low Academic and Socioeconomic Levels in the U.S.A through a Proposed Montessori Approach." (Second Place) $250.

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