New or Re-Newing:
Stay focused and Keep your Montessori Practice Fresh
Jocelyn Bell Swanson, M.Ed
“Why am I doing this again?” Whether we ask out of goal setting or head scratching, Dr. Montessori’s answer rings, “To help life: this is the first and fundamental principle.” That’s hard but vital work for a guide! What inspiration guides us along the journey with our students? Whether your Montessori practice is new or seasoned, we’ll explore ways to stay grounded and keep growing.
Montessori-certified at the secondary level, Jocelyn co-developed the Williamsburg Montessori Middle School and the new secondary training program for the Center for Guided Montessori Studies. She is a Montessori guide in the Humanities, specializing in writing, literature and Socratic Seminar. Her passion for the land has inspired the development of farm programs and specialty field experiences for students of all ages.