Do you know about the International Montessori Congress happening July 31-Aug 3, 2013 in Portland Oregon? It’s the first time the Congress has been in the USA since 1972, and now so close to Vancouver, BC !! It is THE Congress that was originally established by Maria Montessori herself in 1929 and is held in a different country every 4 years. The mission of her Congress is to increase awareness and understanding of Montessori education, principles and practices. Now’s your chance – past Congresses have been held in India, France and Australia. This one you can DRIVE to from the West Coast!! Not to mention the beautiful drive! Don’t miss out!