Sally Welder, Director
Sally attended Gonzaga University and received her B.S. in Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota. She completed her Montessori Early Childhood Training and received her certificate in June of 1972. Sally taught at the Flathead Montessori School until 1976. Sally and Terry Welder began the Kalispell Montessori School in 1976 and she was an administrator there until 2001. She is currently the administrator of Woodland Montessori School. Sally has done additional graduate work in the field of education at the University of Montana. Sally has been treasurer of the Flathead Child Care Association, instrumental in forming the Montana Montessori Educators Organization and a past president to Glacier National Park Associates. In 1993, Terry and Sally were hosts to the American Montessori Society Heads of school retreat in Whitefish. Sally has been pursuing a degree in Business from the University of Montana. Most recently, she is the Secretary of the American Montessori Society (AMS) Teacher Education Action Commission and Teacher Education Section, as well as a member of the AMS Leadership Development Committee. She is director and teacher at MMTEI in Kalispell since 1997 as well as a satellite campus in Boise, Idaho. Sally is also a frequent presenter at national conventions for Montessori education.