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The Joyce Frugé Teacher Education Scholarship

2014-2015 Scholarship Winner - Leslie Petrovich


MMTEC is pleased to announce the endowment of the Joyce Frugé Teacher Education Scholarship. This partial scholarship will be awarded annually to a deserving applicant, based on financial need, personal statement, and official acceptance into an MMTEC program.

For 2014-2015, the scholarship was awarded to Leslie Petrovich. Leslie is very deserving of this award. Leslie attended Montessori school as a child, and life has led her back to the classroom. She is completing her practicum at Maple Park Montessori in St. Clair Shores, Michigan which is a family-owned program.

Past scholarships have been awarded to:

Maria Calleros 2013-2014 Practicum Site: Little Chiquitos Bilingual Montessori 

Cecilia Mellem 2012-2013 Practicum Site: Maple Tree Montessori Academy

Maya Chiarini 2010-2011 Practicum Site: Schoolhouse Montessori Academy of Troy

Rachel Zadrozny 2009-2010 Practicum site: Go Like the Wind Montessori

Joyce Fruge speaking to the Early Childhood Adult Learners - August 2011

Joyce Fruge Scholarship Application.pdf

Mrs. Frugé is the former Early Childhood Program Director of MMTEC. Since her retirement in 2004, Mrs. Frugé has continued to serve the Montessori community as a consultant, field observer, and guest presenter at MMTEC. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Michigan Montessori Society.

The deadline date for the scholarship is May 1, 2015