A New Course Offering from Montessori Northwest

Are you brand new to Montessori, considering Montessori teacher training, or ready to learn more about the principles that guide the magic in a Montessori classroom? Introduction to Montessori Education is the perfect place to start.  

This 12-hour course will be offered at various times, formats, and locations throughout the year. The course will introduce the history of Montessori education, foundational concepts in human development from early childhood through young adulthood, the development of independence and responsibility, and key elements in preparing environments that support learning at all ages.

The courses will be led by AMI trainers with extensive classroom experience working with children and adults. At Montessori Northwest, our exemplary trainers lead students and Montessori professionals through Montessori teacher training, continuing education workshops and professional development opportunities.

This is a 12-hour course, offered in Portland, the San Francisco Bay Area, Central Oregon and elsewhere, throughout the year. See below for dates.

Instructors: All courses will be lead by AMI Primary or Elementary Trainers.

Locations: See below

Audience: This course is designed for any adult who works with children. This includes but is not limited to: teachers, after-school instructors, program administrators, nannies, and grandparents. This course is also ideal for those interested in learning more about the formal trainings offered at Montessori Northwest.

Special Introductory Rate: $150


Fall Course

Thursday, November 15, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday, November 17, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Monday, November 19, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Spring Course

Tuesday, March 12, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, March 14, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday, March 19, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursday, March 21, 5:00pm - 8:00pm


Montessori Northwest
622 SE Grand Ave. Portland, OR 97214 (map)

Bay Area

Fall Course

Saturday, November 10, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Saturday, December 1, 9:30am - 4:30pm


Montessori de Terra Linda
610 Del Ganado Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903 (map)

Spring Course



Day Star Montessori School
215 Dempsey Rd, Milpitas, CA 95035 (map)

Central Oregon

Fall course

Friday, October 12, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, October 13, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday, October 14, 10:00am - 1:00pm


High Desert Montessori School
536 SW 12th St, Redmond, OR 97756 (map)