Annie Spade

Annie Spade

Annie Spade is Founder-Director of Montessori School of The Epiphany in Austin, Texas. In addition to directing the non-profit since 1993, she also serves as lead classroom guide for the 2-6 year olds. The school setting on eight wild acres allows her and the children to foster wonderment and connection to our planet home.

On Facebook, Annie Spade is an admin for the Teilhard de Chardin Group, with close to 9000 members. She is an initiate and advocate for the work of Gender Equity and Reconciliation International (GERI), and is an active member of the Unity Earth network of partners and organizations. Since 1983, Annie also practices The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd with the children; and she is a 2012 graduate of Nine Gates Mystery School, by which she has developed a unique meditative practice with the children.

Scaffolding for a Thrivable Planet

Essay

The young child is recognized as the ambassador of love. How is this most desirable quality nurtured and encouraged forward into adult life?