Do you know a Montessori teacher educator who has been truly inspiring and innovative and brought about significant change?

 

Here's an opportunity to show them how much you appreciate their contributions and hard work!

Do you know a Montessori teacher educator whose life's work has been devoted to preparing teachers, teaching children, and strengthening the institutions that serve the Montessori community of interest both in the U.S. and around the world? 

 

Recognize and thank them for their lifetime of dedicated, heartfelt service to Montessori education!

 

Dennis Schapiro Award for Innovation in Montessori Teacher Education

Wisdom of the Elders Award

2021 Annual Award Nominations

Thank you for all of your excellent nominations for the MACTE Annual Awards!

Previous Award Recipients

Dennis Schapiro Award for Innovation in 
Montessori Teacher Education

2019

Rita Nolan

2017

Mary Schneider

2016
Gay Ward

2014
Dennis Schapiro

2015
Gina Lofquist

Wisdom of the Elders

2019

Mimi Basso

Robyn Breiman

Barbara Ervin

Merrie King

K.T. Korngold

Peter Larrow

Rosann Larrow

Kathy Lietch

2017
Michael Doer
Annette Haines
   (posthumously)
LoAnn Jundt
Beth Langley
Dina Paulik
Ann Winkler

2016

Marlene Barron

Kitty Bravo

Nancy Change

Floyd Creech

Carolina Gomez del Valle

John Moncure

2015
Teri Canaday
D’Neil Duffy
Michael Duffy
Rebecca Keith
Abbie Kelly
Frank Murray
Molly O’Shaughnessy
Joyce Pickering
John Snyder
Sybil Taylor

2014

Frank Brainard

Elisabeth Coe

Carmen de Delgado

Paula Glasgow

Marina Grau

David Kahn

Gulsevin Kayihan

Doris Sommer 

2012
Jack Blessington
John Chattin-McNichols
Paul Czaja
Ruth Dresser
Jane Dutcher
Patricia Feltin
Virginia Fleege
Maria Gravel
Harvey Hallenberg
Sanford Jones
Carole Korngold
Lakshmi Kripalani
Peggy Loeffler
Sandi McDonald-West
Feland Meadows
Celma Perry
Desmond Perry
Sheryl Sweet
Charles Terranova
Ceres Schmer York
LaVonne Plambeck
Eileen Buermann

2013
Mary Ellen Maunz
Beverley McGhee
Linda Mims
Pamela Rigg
Karin Salzmann
   (posthumously)
Tim Seldin
Virginia Varga
Elizabeth Bronsil
Crystal Dahlmeier
Silvia Dubovoy
Sighle Fitzgerald
Virginia Goodwin
Shannon Helfrich
Beti Wyn Holcombe
Madeleine Justus