About Vernon Montessori Society
The Vernon Montessori Society is supporting Montessori in School District 22
The Vernon Montessori Society is a CRA registered charitable organization that exists to support and promote Montessori programs within our district through fundraising, supplying specific Montessori materials, and education.
More information about the Montessori Society is available at Silver Star Elementary, as well as the School District #22 Board Office.
Everyone is welcome to attend the Vernon Montessori Society meetings and find more about how we can help make this program a success. Meetings are held on the first Monday of every month of the school year in the Library at Silver Star Elementary at 6:30pm. Childcare is complimentary.
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Vernon Montessori Society Executive Board Members
Chair: Yania Greenaway
Vice Chair: Michelle Dunlop
Secretary: Lani Peters
Treasurer: Sarah LaCroix
Fundraising: Ben Beveridge
Promotions and Communications: Lissa Boone
Past Chair: Gladys Fraser
Province of British Columbia
The Name of the Society is The Vernon Montessori Society
The purposes of the Society are as follows:
a) To establish, promote, develop, maintain, manage, and operate Montessori education in the North Okanagan of the Province of British Columbia.
b) To raise funds solely to carry out the purposes of the Society and in particular to enhance facilities, supply materials, hire employees, and to lease, purchase, or otherwise acquire and operate facilities.
c) To solicit the cooperation of and financial assistance of other charitable organizations and community groups concerned with the development of Montessori education in the Province of British Columbia.
The Society shall be carried on without purpose of gain for its members and no part of any income of the Society shall be payable or otherwise available for the personal benefit of the members thereof, and any profit or other accretions of the Society shall be used for promoting its purpose.
Upon wind-up or dissolution of the Society, the assets remaining after payment of all costs, charges and expenses properly incurred in the wind-up, including the remuneration of a liquidator and after payment to employees of the Society of any arrears, salary, or wages, and after payment of any other debts of the Society, shall be transferred to a charitable organization or organizations in British Columbia concerned with the development of Montessori education in the Province of British Columbia.
Articles 3 and 4 above and this article 5 are unalterable.