John M Shepard
Chief Administrator, United Montessori Association
John Shepard is a Pacific Northwest native (USA). John graduated from Azusa Pacific University, California (BA degree, major: Philosophy, minor: Psychology) and received his Masters of Divinity Degree from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston, Massachusetts. John has over 25 years of youth and adult leadership management experience and is UMA certified. He serves on the council for the Pacific Northwest Montessori Association.
Personal: John is an avid cyclist and walker, and enjoys swimming, reading, gardening, and baking. John is actively involved in missional community and leadership in The HouseCRC. John is trained and accredited in Godly Play, a Montessori based curriculum which allows children to become more fully aware of the mystery of God's presence in their lives.
John and Trudy Shepard are the administrative staff at UMA and make their home in Seattle, Washington. Trudy and John are strongly committed to environmental issues and local community building. Two grown children: Leah (husband, Khadim) and Marshall. One granddaughter: Awa.
Send a message to our staff:
We look forward to hearing from you!
Do Not Fill This Out