Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusivity:

Making JEDI Work in Montessori

​with Dr Luz Casquejo Johnston

Tuesday, November 9th, 2022

7:00-8:30 PM PST

​In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to the framework created by Learning for Justice (formerly Teaching for Tolerance) a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Teachers will be given an opportunity to identify and plan how to incorporate these standards into their Montessori practice.

This is a virtual workshop. It will take place over Zoom. This workshop is free to all BAMA members, including any staff, parents, and administrators covered under their school's Group Membership. Your membership must be paid and current to attend the workshop.

​You must be a paid member of BAMA to attend this event. RSVPs close on Monday, November 8th at 9:00 am PST. You will receive an email to the link and password to the Zoom meeting. ​Don't have Zoom? Download it here.

*NOTE* RSVP form is not your BAMA registration form. To become a BAMA member, click here.

Our Speaker:

​Luz Casquejo Johnston is an Assistant Professor in the Kalmanovitz School of Education (KSOE).  She teaches in the Montessori Teacher Education Program and serves as the Elementary Coordinator.  Her current research focuses on human motivation and self-determination supports in Montessori learning environments.  She has published in the Journal of Montessori research.  Previous to her move to Saint Mary's College, Luz taught lower elementary grades, was a founding faculty member of two charter Montessori schools and served as a principal of two learning centers for a large independent study charter school in Riverside County for seven years which included a Montessori academy.  She has been involved with Montessori education in every capacity starting as a preschool student and continuing on to parent, teacher, board memmber, principal and currently as an educator in the Montessori Teacher Education Program.