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The Joyce Frugé Teacher Education Scholarship

2013-2014 Scholarship Winner - Maria Calleros



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 2013-2014, the scholarship was awarded to Maria Calleros. Maria is very deserving of this award. She is a MMTEC Early Childhood graduate and returned to us for her Elementary credential. She is doing a self-directed internship at her family-owned program Little Chiquitos Bilingual Montessori in Utica, Michigan.

Past scholarships have been awarded to:

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

Maya Chiarini 2010-2011 Internship Site: Schoolhouse Montessori Academy of Troy
Rachel Zadrozny 2009-2010 Internship 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, 2014