2/9/2018 • Bend, OR • Desert Sky Montessori Charter Wins $450,000 Grant
2/9/2018 • Bend, OR • Desert Sky Montessori, a public charter Montessori elementary school in central Oregon profiled here on MontessoriPublic, was recently awarded a $450,000 implementation grant from the state department of education, as reported by local tv station KTVZ. “Desert Sky Montessori School received confirmation their grant application had been approved while also receiving ODE’s highest ever score on a grant of this nature.”
The school previously won a $100,000 planning grant. Implementation grants ranged from $250,000 to $450,000, so Desert Sky was awarded the maximum possible.
David worked in private Montessori for more than twenty years as a parent, three-to-six year-old and adolescent teacher, administrator, writer, speaker, and advocate. In 2016 he began working with the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector. David lives in Portland, Oregon.