Parenting Lecture: "Personalizing 21st Century Education"
September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm R Crescendo [Built In speakers, DVD player, Microphone, Projector, Pull down screen]
Free and open to the public
Presented by Dr. Dan Domenech
For our 50th anniversary year, we are hosting Dr. Dan Domenech, author of ‘Personalizing 21st Century Education’, and grandfather to two students in our school, as our guest speaker. He was chosen as he has a message, based on his many years of experience as a leader of public schools, that the schools of the present and future should embody a model of personalized learning, modeled in Montessori schools.
Bio of Dr. Domenech:
Dr. Daniel A. Domenech, also known as Dan, Ph.D., serves as the Executive Director of the American Association of School Administrators. Dr. Domenech has more than 40 years of experience in public education. He served as senior vice president for national urban markets with McGraw-Hill Education and was responsible for building strong relationships with large school districts nationwide. He served as Superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools, among other career positions.
Princeton Montessori Middle School student, Cecilia, was one of 8 elite athletes, nicknamed “The Super Team”, to represent NJ in the 2018 Women’s Level 8 Regional Championship held in Hampton, VA. She competed in a special session which consisted of the Top All-Around athletes in the region. Cecilia won first All-Around with a score of 38.2 and has earned the highest title given, 2018 Women’s Level 8 Regional All-Around Champion. Awesome job Cecilia!
Cecilia trains at Arena Gymnastics at Gymland in Hamilton. She has been training for gymnastics since she was 5 years old and holds three other important state titles – USAG Level 4 Novice All-Around State Champion, USAG Level 7 All-Around State Champion and the state record for the highest recorded score for USAG Level 7 Floor (with a score of 9.8).
The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.