Workshops & Events

Everyone Welcome!  All of Montessori Northwest workshops and events are open to anyone seeking to learn more about Montessori education.  MNW offers professional development to invigorate classroom practice, strengthen school communities, and share more information about our AMI teacher education programs. 

Oregon workshop attendees can receive ORO Set 1 hours. STARS credit is only offered for select workshops. Please email us if you are hoping to receive credit in Washington. If you are unable to attend an event after registration - please give us 48 hours notification prior to the event to secure a refund. After that - refunds are not possible, but please consider sending a friend in your place!

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Workshop & Events Schedule 2018-19

This year, Montessori Northwest offered a variety of workshop series, including separate series geared toward teachers and assistants at the Assistants to Infancy, Primary, Elementary and Adolescent levels. We also offered introductory courses, designed to support assistants, at our Portland location and in the California Bay Area, Spokane, Bend-Redmond, and Juneau. The 2019-20 calendar is in the works now, so stay tuned for our upcoming events! Sign up for our email list. 

Are you a past graduate of an AMI Diploma Course? For customized professional development, consider auditing at the level of your diploma. Click here for more information.

 

FREE Virtual INFORMATION SESSIONS ON MONTESSORI TEACHER TRAINING

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 5:00PM – 6:00pm PST

Monday, May 20, 2019, 6:00AM – 7:00AM PST

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Would you like to learn more about how Montessori Northwest teacher training programs work? Are you considering applying to Montessori Northwest or currently working on your application?

Join trainer Michelle Becka for one of our ONLINE Information Sessions! Choose a time that works for you and access the session from your phone or computer.

The Online Information Session on Montessori Teacher Training will cover:

  • How the courses are structured, including the daily life of students at MNW.

  • How the courses provide opportunity for reflection and deep discussion of Montessori theory and practice.

  • The strong community of friendship and collaboration at MNW, and how peer learning and discussion are vital aspects of our courses.

  • How observation and practice teaching sessions prepare you to work in your own future classroom.

  • Montessori Northwest’s commitment to continuous support for adult learners to assure success.

Are you interested specifically in Elementary (6-12) Teacher Training? Join our virtual information session with Elise Huneke-Stone, Director of Elementary Training. Click here for more details.

Location:  ONLINE (connect via computer or phone)
Audience:  Open to anyone interested in learning more about Montessori teacher training
Cost: FREE

RSVP here. We will then email you instructions on how to connect online!


FREE Virtual INFORMATION SESSIONS

MEET Elementary Trainer Elise Huneke-Stone

FRIDAY, April 26, 2019, 8:00AM - 9:00AM PST

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Are you interested in learning more about Montessori Elementary Training? Are you in the process of or thinking about applying to Montessori Northwest’s 6-12 teacher training course?

Join Elementary Director of Training Elise Huneke-Stone for an ONLINE information session about elementary training. This will be an informal webinar where you can meet Elise, learn about the training and get your questions answered. We also recommend you attend a virtual session on Montessori Teacher Training if you want an overview of Montessori Northwest AMI courses. Click here for more details!

Pick a date that works for you and join from your computer of phone.

Location:  ONLINE (connect via computer or phone)
Audience:  Open to anyone interested in learning more about Montessori teacher training, specifically at the elementary level
Cost: FREE

RSVP here. We will then email you instructions on how to connect online!


FREE ONLINE LECTURE

Growth Mindset in Montessori Education

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00AM - 11:00 AM PST

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RSVP now for a free webinar exploring the topic of Growth Mindset.

What is Mindset? How does it affect a child’s creativity, resiliency, motivation and happiness? How does Montessori education support the development of a Growth Mindset in children?

Explore these questions with AMI 3-6 Trainer Michelle Becka. The mindset that you hold influences many things, including attitudes about learning, views on effort and failure, and recovery from setbacks. 

 Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about the AMI diploma programs offered at Montessori Northwest. Find out more about the training center, and get any questions answered.

Location:  Online Webinar
Audience:  Open to all
Cost: Free!


Free Information Session on Montessori Education and Teacher Training

The Power of Individualized Instruction

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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Are you curious about how individualized instruction works in Montessori Education? Would you like to learn more about the role of the teacher and if Montessori training is right for you?

Join Primary Trainer Polli Soholt for a free info session on the power of individualized instruction. Tour the beautiful training center in Milpitas and learn about what an AMI Montessori teaching program entails.

This session is designed for anybody curious about Montessori, including parents, nannies, and those who want to learn more about Montessori Education.

Location:  Day Star Montessori, 215 Dempsey Rd, Milpitas, CA 95035 (map)
Audience:  Open to all
Cost: Free!

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Free Information Session on Montessori Education and Teacher Training

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Would you like to learn more about the role of the Montessori teacher and if Montessori training is right for you?

Join Primary Trainer Polli Soholt for a free info session on Montessori education and teacher training. Tour the beautiful training center in Milpitas and learn about what an AMI Montessori teaching program entails.

This session is designed for anybody curious about Montessori, including parents, nannies, and those who want to learn more about Montessori Education.

Location:  Day Star Montessori, 215 Dempsey Rd, Milpitas, CA 95035 (map)
Audience:  Open to all
Cost: Free!

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