Sonnie McFarland

Sonnie is recognized around the globe as a visionary and pioneer in the field of education for peace and consults nationally and internationally on community building, effective parenting, adult centering techniques and peaceful living skills for children and adults. She has worked in education for more than 40 years as a Montessori classroom teacher, head of school and consultant. She is active on a multitude of boards and educational committees, has written and published articles in numerous magazines and has authored several books.

In March of 2011, Sonnie was honored by the American Montessori Society as the 2011 Living Legacy for her esteemed work in the field of peace education, community building and classroom management.