Greg MacDonald is an AMI Director of Elementary Training. He has trained Montessori elementary teachers in the USA, Canada, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, and India. He co-directed the first AMI elementary course to be offered in Japan and in 2013-2014 he directed the first AMI elementary training course to be offered in Mexico. In 2018-2019 he directed the first AMI Elementary training course to be conducted in Hyderabad, India. He conducts summer format elementary training courses at the Montessori Institute of San Diego.
Greg holds AMI 3-6 and 6-12 diplomas, and an elementary teaching diploma from the State College of Victoria in Burwood (Australia). He earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Queensland (Australia) and a Master’s degree in education from Loyola University in Maryland (USA).
He has directed Montessori 3-6, 6-9, 9-12 and 6-12 classrooms. He has also worked as an elementary teacher in public schools, and he has served as Principal of both traditional and Montessori schools.
Greg is a parent and grandparent, he was an AMI-USA school consultant for many years, and he is also a regular speaker at Montessori workshops, parent evenings and conferences nationally and internationally.