Workshop & Events 2018-19 Schedule

MNW offers professional development programs throughout the year. Our programs include events and workshops for assistants, parents, and community members, as well as introductory short courses for anyone who wants to learn more about Montessori education and the AMI diploma courses offered at Montessori Northwest.

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Montessori Northwest offers workshops and courses for a wide range of audiences in various locations, including Portland, Oregon and the San Francisco Bay Area. Whether you are brand new to Montessori, or an experienced teacher or administrator, there's an offering for you. Explore the options by clicking a location or topic of interest or scroll down to view the full schedule.

Upcoming Portland Events

Upcoming Bay Area Events

Other Locations

Introductory Courses

Free Public Lectures and Info Sessions

Ages: Birth to Three

Ages: Three to Six

Ages: Six to Twelve

Ages: Adolescents

Leadership


Introductory Courses

These 12-hour courses are open to all who want to learn more about Montessori education and Montessori Northwest. Click here to learn more about the Introduction to Montessori Education course.

Introduction to Montessori Education, Various Locations

  • Bend / Redmond: October 12, 13 and 14

  • San Francisco Bay Area: November 10 and December 1

  • Portland: November 15, 17 and 19

  • Juneau, Alaska: January 19 and 26

  • Spokane: February 2 and 9

  • Portland: March 12, 14, 19 and 21 - Details & Registration

  • San Francisco Bay Area: April 6 and 13 - Details & Registration


Free Public Lectures and Info Sessions

These lectures are designed for anyone looking to learn more about Montessori education and Montessori Northwest.

Free Public Lectures at Montessori Northwest, Portland, OR

  • Montessori Education and Growth Mindset: December 6, 2018

  • The Montessori Approach to Literacy: January 17, 2019

  • Montessori Geometry from Primary to Elementary: March 7, 2019 - Details & RSVP

Free Information Sessions at Day Star Montessori, Milpitas, CA

  • The Montessori Approach to Language Development: January 12, 2019

  • The Development of Mathematical Skills, March 16, 2019 - Details & RSVP

  • The Power of Individualized Instruction, June 1, 2019 - Details & RSVP


Ages: Birth to Three

These workshops are for assistants, teachers and anyone interested in learning more about the Montessori approach to working with children ages birth to three.

building a Community of Toddlers, Portland, OR

  • October 13, 2018

Supporting 2.5 - 3 year olds in the Toddler Community, Portland, OR


Ages: Three to Six

These workshops are for primary assistants and teachers and anyone interested in learning more about the Montessori approach to working with children ages three to six.

Montessori Classroom Essentials: Primary Workshop Series, Portland, OR

  • The Power of Spoken Language: September 26, 2018

  • Making Observation Work: October 17, 2018

  • Working with Challenging Behaviors: November 7, 2018

Host Teacher Thank-You Workshop, Portland, OR

  • Primary to Elementary Transitions: Bead Frames, Rack & Tubes, Fractions: November 29, 2018

Saturday Seminar, Portland, OR

  • Baking and Sewing with Children: January 12, 2019

EXPLORING LANGUAGE ACTIVITIES AND MATERIAL MAKING, Milpitas, CA

  • January 26, 2019


Ages: Six to Twelve

These workshops are for elementary assistants and teachers and anyone interested in learning more about the Montessori approach to working with children ages six to twelve.

Montessori Classroom Essentials: Elementary Workshop Series, Portland, OR

  • Making the Tools of Responsibility Work: September 28 & October 19, 2018

IMPLEMENTING RACIAL EQUITY PRACTICES IN UPper El And ADOLESCENT COMMUNITIES, Portland, OR

Host Teacher Thank-You Workshop, Portland, OR

  • Primary to Elementary Transitions: Bead Frames, Rack & Tubes, Fractions: November 29, 2018

Saturday Seminar, Portland, OR

  • Baking and Sewing with Children: January 12, 2019


Ages: Adolescents

These gatherings are for assistants, teachers and anyone interested in learning more about the Montessori approach to working with adolescents.

IMPLEMENTING RACIAL EQUITY PRACTICES IN UPper El And ADOLESCENT COMMUNITIES, Portland, OR

  • October 1, 2018

  • February 2, 2019


Leadership

These workshops are for school administrators, leaders and anyone interested in learning more about whole school communities.

NCMPS Child Study Workshop, Portland, OR

  • October 20, 2018


Portland Workshops & Events

Saturday Seminar, Portland, OR

  • Baking and Sewing with Children: January 12, 2019

Free Public Lecture

  • The Montessori Approach to Literacy: January 17, 2019

IMPLEMENTING RACIAL EQUITY PRACTICES IN UPPER El AND ADOLESCENT COMMUNITIES, Portland, OR

  • February 2, 2019

Introduction to Montessori Education

Free Public Lecture

  • Montessori Geometry from Primary to Elementary: March 7, 2019 - Details & RSVP


Bay Area Workshops & Events

Free Information Session

  • The Montessori Approach to Language Development: January 12, 2019

EXPLORING LANGUAGE ACTIVITIES AND MATERIAL MAKING, Milpitas, CA

  • January 26, 2019

Free Information Session

  • The Development of Mathematical Skills, March 16, 2019 - Details & RSVP

Introduction to Montessori Education

Free Information Session

  • The Power of Individualized Instruction, June 1, 2019 - Details & RSVP


Other Locations

Introduction to Montessori Education

  • Redmond, Oregon: October 12, 13 and 14

  • Juneau, Alaska: January 19 and 26

  • Spokane, Washington: February 2 and 9


Traveling to Portland for a Workshop?

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