Month: September 2019

Student bond strengthens ATI campus

Upon entering The Academy of Thought and Industry in St. Louis, Mo., it might be the student who greets you first. It also might be the student who’s cleaning the kitchen, implementing a new program in the maker’s space, taking phone calls, or fixing a broken light. There’s teachers there, too, of course, but this… Read more »

ATI feature: Meet Aramis Grant

Aramis Grant was going to pursue a career in broadcast journalism. She wanted to be a news anchor and even received her masters in media and communication. She’s got the charisma, the drive, and the eye contact to do the job well, but education was calling her, too. While receiving her masters, she worked for… Read more »

Meet Stephanie Jamison: ‘I don’t work for a vision, I become it’

Maria Montessori once told us, “The essence of independence is to be able to do something for one’s self.”  For many of us, that means seeking and maintaining that which brings us joy, challenge, or achievement. It means striving toward something not to satisfy others, but for our own good. It can mean time, patience,… Read more »

Guidepost feature: Meet Stephanie Jimenez

Tell us about yourself. ​ My name is Stephanie Jimenez, and I’m the new Head of School at Guidepost Montessori at Williamsburg. I have been an educator for over 10 years, with experience teaching infants through middle school. I was born and raised in New York, and my life changed forever when I moved to… Read more »