Month: April 2019

Meet Monna Istranyi: From education to corporate and back again

Monna Istranyi has always been drawn to education. Today, she runs both marketing and admissions for Polis Montessori World School, but her thoughtful journey to get here included an extensive corporate career first — experiences that only validated what she’s always known: She loves school more. Monna grew up in Shanghai but was eager to… Read more »

Academy of Thought and Industry high school launches online courses for summer 2019

AUSTIN, TX, April 22, 2019 — The Academy of Thought and Industry has launched ATI Online, an offering of virtual classes that will begin this summer. This pilot program is part of a larger network of physical campuses and will add to ATI’s growing global community. “ATI is renowned for its dialogue-based courses,” says Michael… Read more »

Meet Erin Hennigan: Montessori a right fit from the beginning

Years ago, Erin Hennigan was a three-year-old boy, working joyfully in a Montessori classroom. He would engage thoughtfully with the materials, solve conflict peacefully with his peers and believe fully in his capabilities — within the environment and beyond. He remained in a Montessori setting through sixth grade, at which point he entered into more… Read more »

Meet Divij Munjal: Enthusiasm for life sustains the work

At Higher Ground Education, businessman Divij Munjal maximizes his efforts — every day, all the time, “as much as possible.”  He’s new to the organization, but his heart is settled. There is an evident zest for the work that feels established, ingrained, and intuitive.  “I’m very fast-paced,” he says. “It’s in my genes, since I… Read more »