Magazine article Montessori Life

4th Annual Ursula Thrush Peace Seed Grant

Magazine article Montessori Life

4th Annual Ursula Thrush Peace Seed Grant

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Montessorians who have formulated a project fostering education for peace are warmly invited to apply for the Ursula Thrush Peace Seed Grant.

Ursula Thrush founded the Maria Montessori School of the Golden Gate and Teacher Training Center in San Francisco and helped to establish several other Montessori programs, including the Science of Peace Task Force and the Montessori Peace Academy. The American Montessori Society Peace Committee created this $2,000 grant to honor the memory of Ursula Thrush, whose dedication to fulfilling Maria Montessori's vision for peace through children opened doors to many Montessori educators, inspiring them to include peace education in their classrooms and communities.

Individuals interested in applying for the Ursula Thrush Peace Seed Grant must e-mail or mail a completed application to each of the committee members listed below, no later than January 15, 2007. All submitted materials become the property of the American Montessori Society. Applications may be downloaded from the AMS website, www.amshq.org; go to "Ursula Thrush Peace Seed Grant. …

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