Christine Trostel is an AMI Elementary Trainer and international examiner from Juneau, Alaska. She holds the AMI Elementary diploma from Bergamo, Italy and the Primary diploma from Montessori Northwest. She has directed on courses across North America and Asia.
Christine spent 25 years in the 6-12 classroom among culturally, economically, and learning diverse children in large cities and remote villages. She has founded schools, worked in most administrative roles, and established adolescent programs while working in Montessori public, private, and charter schools. Chris gives workshops and advises administrators, boards, teachers, and parents. She also teaches Montessori professional development classes through the University of Alaska.
Christine holds a B.A. from Western Washington University with a concentration from Huxley College of Environmental Studies, a M.S.E. from the University of Wisconsin, and has been a Highly Qualified licensed teacher in several U.S. states. She is past chair of AMI-EAA and has been a member of various AMI/USA and AMI task forces and committees.