Senior Consultant, Montessori Independent Schools Australia, Publications Coordinator

Karen Bennetts has been involved in the Australian Montessori community for over 20 years. She was the founding principal of a Montessori school for ten years and taught children of six to twelve years for eight years. Karen has the AMI 3-6 Diploma, the AMI Orientation to Adolescent Studies as well as two Montessori Diplomas covering the early childhood and primary years from MWEI. She is a graduate of the Company Directors Course at the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently completing her PhD in Montessori Leadership at Monash University. Karen was recently granted a State Fellowship Award from the Australian Council of Educational Leaders for her contribution to the field of education.