judyJudith A. Orion, M.A., Co-Director of Training for Assistants to Infancy, holds the AMI Primary (3-6) diploma and received her Assistants to Infancy (0-3) diploma at the first AMI training for that level, given in Rome. Judi has conducted Primary and Infancy Montessori classes and is a trainer, examiner, and consultant at both levels. She conducts teacher training internationally and is a national and international seminar presenter at Montessori conferences. Judi is an adjunct faculty member of Loyola University in Maryland.

kareyKarey M. Lontz, M.A., Co-Director of Training for Assistants to Infancy, holds AMI diplomas for the 0-3 and 3-6 levels. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising from The University of Georgia and a Masters in Montessori Education from Loyola. She has worked in the National and International Montessori community since 1998 conducting workshops, trainings, consultations and conferences. Karey is an AMI examiner, AMI consultant and an adjunct professor at Loyola University in Maryland.

erinErin Smith, M.A., AMI Assistants to Infancy Trainer, holds AMI diplomas for 0-3 and 3-6. She has an M.Ed. in Montessori Education from Loyola University in Maryland and a BA in English from the University of Mary Washington. Erin has worked in Montessori schools for sixteen years as an Assistant, a Teacher, and an Instructional Coach. She has facilitated Parent-Infant and Prenatal classes as well as Parent workshops. Erin has worked on AMI A to I Diploma and 0-3 Assistant Certificate courses in the US, Europe and Asia.