Workshops & Events
MNW creates professional development programs to invigorate teachers' classroom practice and strengthen school communities. We also offer events and workshops in which parents, potential teachers, children, and those simply interested in Montessori education can participate.
MNW creates professional development programs to invigorate teachers' classroom practice and strengthen school communities. We offer workshops for teachers at all levels, as well as customized on-site programs tailored to your school's needs. MNW creates professional development programs to invigorate teachers' classroom practice and strengthen school communities. We offer workshops for teachers at all levels, as well as customized on-site programs tailored to your school's needs.
careers in montessori: love your work & make a difference!
Thursday, MAY 11, 2017
Join the Montessori teachers and administrators of MSB for lively discussion, tours of their beautiful school, and refreshments. Come and find out why Montessori professionals love their work!
Hosts: Montessori Northwest & Montessori School of Beaverton
Location: MSB, 11065 NW Crystal Creek Ln., Portland, OR 92779 (map)
Audience: This event is designed for students currently in a MNW course, those who have been accepted into an upcoming MNW course, or anyone considering taking an upcoming MNW course.
RSVP: Montessori Northwest at 503-963-8992 or email@example.com
MONTESSORI 101: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION TO MONTESSORI EDUCATION
june 19-24, 2017
Participants will begin examining the core principles in Montessori education as they apply to the developmental continuum. Exploring Montessori’s theories on stage development, positive relationships with children, and the prepared environment, participants will receive an overview of child development.
This course will also investigate the historical perspective on Montessori education & how current research supports it. The goal of this course is to set the stage for a sea change in the adult’s perspective on child development, and what it truly means to “educate a child.”
- Perspectives on Montessori education
- The adult/child relationship
- The development of independence
- Montessori’s concepts of freedom, self-discipline, and the path towards responsibility
- Learning environments that support development
- Establishing rapport with children
- Implementing effective positive communication
- Understanding principles of preparing environments for children
- Supporting adult collaboration
This workshop consists of 30 hours of lecture, practical activities, and discussion groups. Participants receive a Certificate of Attendance based upon attendance and full participation in the course.
Instructor: Polli Soholt, Director of Primary Training, MNW (bio)
Location: Orion Montessori, 460 Cypress Ave., San Jose, CA (map)
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.
Cost: $500 (includes books)
Registration: Closes June 9.