Chairperson:  Patrice Britz


This committee, chaired by a Board member, is responsible to the Board for proposing, prioritizing, and planning advocacy initiatives for MANC based on the results of monitoring NC and federal policy and regulations impacting the Montessori community.



  • Monitors and keeps the Board informed of policy, legislation, state initiatives and department rules and regulations (Early Childhood, K-12, public, charter, private, NC Department of Public Instruction, NC Department of Child Development and Early Education, NC Star Rated License program, and others)
  • Recommends to the Board any communication with membership on policy, advocacy initiatives and Calls-to-Action
  • Proposes and plans advocacy initiatives to Board before implementation

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