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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes

 
 
María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 3, 2017
1. María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes Marker
Inscription.

Mtra. María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes
1909 - 1989
Destacada educadora, impulsora de la carrera normalista. Consagró incasablemente su vida a la formación de la niñez y profesionalización del magisterio.
H. Ayuntamiento de Querétaro
2003 (Escudo de Querétaro) 2006

English translation:
María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes
1909 - 1989
Outstanding educator, a driving force behind the Normalist education movement. She gave her life’s work to the formation of children and the professionalization of teachers.
Honorable Town Hall of Querétaro
2003 (Seal of Querétaro) 2006


 
Erected 2003 by Honorable Ayuntamiento de Querétaro.
 
Location. 20° 35.565′ N, 100° 22.83′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from Calle Ejército Republicano, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Cemetery of the Illustrious of Querétaro (Panteón de los Queretanos Ilustres). The marker is along the western wall of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 72000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 3, 2017
2. María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes Marker
The marker is towards the middle along the western wall of the cemetery, seen here behind the statues of other illustrious persons from Querétaro.
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrés Balvanera Martínez (here, next to this marker); Luis Vega Monroy (here, next to this marker); Carlos Septién Garcia (here, next to this marker); Josefa Vergara y Hernández (here, next to this marker); General José María Arteaga Magallanes (here, next to this marker); Félix Osores y Sotomayor (here, next to this marker); German Patiño (a few steps from this marker); Valentín F. Frías (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Regarding María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes. María Luisa Medina de Montes Collantes was named to her first term as director of the ENEQ (Normal School of Querétaro State) by Governor Juventino Castro in 1967. Prior to becoming a director, she taught the subjects of paedology, psychology and school organization. She also raised the theatrical arts of Querétaro to the national level, in which the actors were Normal students. In 1973 she was ratified for a second term by Governor Antonio Calzada Urquiza. During this period she opened the Open Normal School and founded the San Juan del Río Normal School. She had the great satisfaction of bequeathing to future generations the new San Mateo Normal building in the Vista Alegre neighborhood, where today can be found the Querétaro Normal School. From "Centenaria y Benemérita Escuela Normal del Estado de Querétaro Andrés Balvanera" (http://www.cbeneq.edu.mx)
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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