Eleanor Latimer, M.A., M.B.A.
President and Chair, Grant Committee
Eleanor earned a B.A. from Wellesley College, an M.A. in international politics from New York University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard University School of Business Administration. She earned her certification as a Six Sigma Black Belt in business process improvement and project management, and has experience in corporate strategic planning and implementation, operations, marketing, and financial management. Most of her career has been in launching and growing entrepreneurial enterprises.
Stuart holds a B.B.A. in Marketing/International Business from Baylor University. He is the Vice President of Advancement for The Concilio in Dallas, Texas, where he oversees all aspects of fundraising and development including donor relations, grant writing, special events, marketing and communications, and supporting the development committee of the board of directors.
Susan Hamilton, M.Ed.
Susan Hamilton, M.Ed., is currently a school director with Lumin Education, a Montessori school system in Dallas, Texas. She has been a leader in both corporate and nonprofit environments. Susan was a leadership consultant and adult educator with a Boston consulting firm that served client organizations throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
Lynne is the Executive Director of AMI in Amsterdam. She actively promotes AMI’s involvement in Montessori educational projects in developing countries, teacher training programs globally, and ancillary Montessori programs, research and development. She is the author of “Montessori Read and Write: A Parent’s Guide to Literacy for Children.”
Patricia A. Miller, Ph.D., M.Ed.
Tricia holds a B.A. in Biology from The College of Wooster, a M.Ed. from Loyola University Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Baylor College of Medicine. Tricia earned the AMI 0-3 diploma from the Montessori Institute of North Texas, the AMI 6-12 Elementary diploma from Washington Montessori Institute, and has completed the NAMTA Orientation to Adolescent Studies. She previously developed a land-based Adolescent Community at the Barbara Gordon Montessori School (now Waypoint Montessori) in Colleyville, Texas, where she is currently guiding an Upper Elementary class. Tricia has been a Board Member of The Montessori Institute of North Texas (MINT), an AMI teacher training center, for five years and Treasurer for the past four years. She has headed MINT’s Funds Development Committee for the past seven years, and implemented a successful fundraising strategy. She is a member of the Board of Directors of AMI where she also serves on the EsF Organizing Committee, and has helped to organize International Assemblies in Dallas, Thailand, India, and South Africa.
Mary Caroline Parker, J.D., M.Ed.
Mary Caroline is the Executive Director of the Montessori Institute of North Texas (MINT), an AMI teacher training center in Dallas, Texas. A former head of school of Lumin East Dallas Community School and The Barbara Gordon Montessori School (now Waypoint Montessori), she holds the AMI Primary Diploma from Centro de Estudios de Educación in Mexico City, a B.A. from Smith College, a J.D. from American University, and an M.Ed. in Montessori Integrative Learning from Endicott College.