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The Annual Christian Montessori Fellowship Conference,

January 17-19th, 2020

Don't miss our annual conference! Open to teachers, school leadership and others, the annual Christian Montessori Fellowship conference is where you get hands-on training, connect with school leaders and individuals, and gain deeper insight into God's heart for this special learning opportunity.

Conference Registration by

December 15th $450

Late registration $475

Member registration $425


Registration includes:

3 Continental breakfasts

2 Buffet Lunches

Saturday evening banquet


Before Sept. 15th: $450 afterwards


Conference location

Menger Hotel    San Antonio, TX   




Lodging cost: $165.79 (tax included) per night single or double. Rates good if you register by Dec. 17th.


Book now to secure double doubles. (Also, if you book early we will save you a place on the back row!)

Individual Credit Cards will be pre-authorized 48 hours prior to arrival. The credit card is authorized for the first night’s rental. So your reservation is not charged until January.


Why procrastinate?


Hotel link for reservations

Direct Link

Group Code: 011520CMONT

View administrator's track here:
Conference program
“Intuition, Insight, Inspiration God’s Gift to Dr. Montessori – and to Us.”


Friday January 17

7:00 A.M.       Breakfast – Minuet Room
7:45 A.M.        Opening
8:15 A.M.        Contemporary Montessori History  - Group Introduction
10:15 A.M.      Break                                     
10:30 A.M.     Intuition, Insight, Inspiration - Edward Fidellow
11:30 A.M.     Lunch – Colonial Dining Room
12:30 P.M.     Contemporary Montessori Problems - Roundtable
1:30 P.M.       Writing to Reading  - Sharon Hundley            
2:30 P.M.       The Spiritual Life of Children  - Barbara Fidellow               
3:30 P.M.       Break
3:45 P.M.       Raising “Yes” Children in a Negative World-Carolyn Ely
4:45 P.M.       The Foundation for a Montessori Teacher’s Life 
5:45P.M.        Break                                                
6:30 P.M.       Dutch Treat Dinner: Rita’s on the River


Saturday January 18                                               


Minuet Room
  7:00 A.M.     Breakfast – Minuet Room
  7:45 A.M.      Opening
Schedule A     Minuet Room
8:15 A.M.       All Creatures Great and Small - Julie Ball /Sharon H. 
9:15 A.M.       Teacher’s Bag of Tricks -Kaye Boehning
10:15 A.M.     Break               
10:30 A.M.    Great Literature for the Preschool -Sieglinde Schnellbacher
11:30 P.M.      Lunch - Colonial Dining Room                                                                                            
12:30 P.M.      Contemporary Montessori Solutions - Roundtable
 1:30 P.M.       Pre-school Roundtable discussions - Group
Saturday January 18
Schedule B     Patio Room
8:15 A.M.       The “Books” of Genesis - Don Barber   
9:15 A.M.       Nature - Dan Rounds       
10:15 A.M.     Break                                     
10:30 A.M.    Special Needs and the Elementary Child - Georgia Rounds
11:30 P.M.       Lunch – Colonial Dining Room                                                                
12:30 P.M.      Contemporary Montessori Solutions - Roundtable
1:30 P.M.         Elementary roundtable discussions  -  Group
Schedule A and B Together - Minuet Room
2:30 P.M.       Art - Danielle Miller 
3:30 P.M.       Break
3:45 P.M.       Creative Expression

                         Drama and Creative Thinking Doris Collier
4:45 P.M.       The “Pre” pre-school child - Christine Munn
5:45 P.M.        Break for the afternoon                                                         
6:30 P.M.        Banquet: Rio Plaza
Schedule C     Teddy Roosevelt Suite with Bill Simmer
8:15-10:15      The Intersection of Money & Mission:

                          Strategic Finance For School Leaders
10:15                Break
10:30-11:30    There Is Always More Ministry Than You: How To Live A

                          “Flourishing” Life As A Head Of School
11:30 A.M.     Lunch – Colonial Dining Room
12:30 P.M.     Contemporary Montessori Problems - Roundtable           
1:30-3:30        If We Build It, Will They Come?: Driving Enrollment &

3:30 P.M.        Break
3:45-5:45        The Main Thing: Creating & Sustaining a Healthy Student

                          Centric Faculty Culture
5:45 P.M.        Break for the afternoon                                                         
6:30 P.M.        Banquet: Rio Plaza


Sunday January 19

  7:00 A.M.     Breakfast – Minuet Room
  7:45 A.M.      Opening
  8:15 A.M.      The Golden Ribbon of Time - Don Barber
  9:15 A.M.      The Whole Armor of God  - Barbara Fidellow   
10:15 A.M       Break
10:30 A.M.     The Impact of Christian Montessori Worldwide  Norma Morris
11:30 A.M.      Lessons We’ve Learned                                                     


12:30 P.M.      End of conference       


24165 IH 10 West Ste. 217 – 117
San Antonio, TX 78257




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