Meet Jamie Rue: A Leader in the Montessori Education World

Meet Jamie: A Leader in the Montessori Education World

Jamie Rue is a prominent figure in the AMI Montessori community, with a rich and diverse career spanning over three decades. Her journey in Montessori education has been marked by pioneering initiatives and extensive contributions to the field.

Founding and Leadership

In the past four years alone, Jamie has made significant strides. She founded Rising Tide Montessori, an esteemed online resource centre, and established Sea Lavender Montessori, a distinguished micro-school affiliated with Wildflower Schools. These ventures underscore her commitment to innovation and accessible education within the Montessori framework.

Career Milestones

Jamie’s career trajectory showcases her depth of experience and expertise. With over 10 years as both a classroom teacher and a school administrator, she brings invaluable insights into educational practices. Jamie’s influence extends globally through her role as an Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) trainer, examiner, and consultant at the elementary level. She has coached educators and advised school leaders worldwide, leaving a lasting impact on Montessori communities across continents.

Contributions to Education

Beyond her roles at Rising Tide Montessori and Sea Lavender Montessori, Jamie is a sought-after presenter at conferences and workshops, engaging audiences in the United States, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada. Her dedication to sharing knowledge extends to podcasts, including her regular contributions to All Things Montessori.

Personal Background

Jamie’s roots trace back to an island in the Pacific Northwest, where she developed a deep appreciation for nature and community. Now based in Washington, DC, Jamie enjoys spending leisure time with her family, indulging in her passions for reading, cooking, and travel.

Education and Qualifications

Jamie Rue’s academic credentials reflect her commitment to continuous learning and professional development:

  • B.A. in English and Religion from Augustana University
  • M.Ed. in Montessori Education from Loyola University
  • AMI Diplomas in both 3-6 and 6-12 age levels, from Washington Montessori Institute and Montessori Training Center Northeast respectively

Future Endeavours

As Jamie continues to shape the landscape of Montessori education, her dedication to empowering educators and enriching students’ lives remains steadfast. Her ongoing contributions underscore her status as a leader and innovator in the AMI Montessori community.

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