Workshops & Events

MNW creates professional development programs to invigorate teachers' classroom practice and strengthen school communities. Our programs include events and workshops for parents, and community members, as well as information sessions for prospective students who want to learn more about the AMI diploma courses offered at Montessori Northwest. 

Oregon workshop attendees can receive ORO Set 1 hours. For California and Washington professional development hours - please email Braden. 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!

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. 
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INformation Session

Saturday, February 24

10:00am - 12:00PM

Montessori Northwest is hosting an information session, and you're invited! This is the perfect time for prospective students to tour our facility, speak with staff members about our teacher training programs, and learn more about Montessori. If you're curious about learning more about Montessori - come join us.

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Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: This event is ideal for those interested in learning more about Montessori, and the formal training options available.
Cost: FREE!


 
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Montessori Northwest Job Fair

Saturday, March 3

10:00am - 2:00pm

 

Are you looking for a job in Montessori? Does your school have employment to offer? Our Annual Montessori Job Fair is a great opportunity for schools who are hiring to easily connect with potential applicants in person. More info here on this event.

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Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: School representatives, trained guides, those interested in Montessori office and support positions -  all are welcome!
Cost: Free to job seekers.  Tabling registration info for employers here


INformation Session

WEdnesday, March 7

6:30Pm - 8:00PM

Montessori Northwest is hosting an information session, and you're invited! This is the perfect time for prospective students to tour our facility, speak with staff members about our teacher training programs, and learn more about Montessori. If you're curious about learning more about Montessori - come join us.

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Location: Centennial Montessori School - Elementary Campus, 6 10th Ave. San Mateo, CA 94401 (map)
Audience: This event is ideal for those interested in learning more about Montessori, and the formal training options available.
Cost: FREE!


 
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together around the child: embracing the collaborative community

Thursday, March 8 - Sunday, March 11

 

Montessori Northwest is pleased to support this regional conference presented by the North American Montessori Teachers Association (NAMTA). This year, MNW Elementary trainer, Elise Huneke-Stone, and MNW 0-3 trainer, Nancy Lechner, join renowned author and presenter, Sharon Parks, and a host of other talented Montessorians at this NAMTA conference.  The conference is themed around building a collaborative community, beginning with the work inside the classrooms, extending throughout the entire school, and reaching out to welcome and support the parents and families. Click here for more information.  OR Registry and WA Stars approved.  All questions and registration through NAMTA. 

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Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Convention Center, Portland, OR (map)
Audience: Educators, school leaders, parents, and everyone interested in supporting children
Cost: Register by February 22, 2018 for the lowest rates


 

Bay area infant/Toddler workshop: LIVING HARMONIOUSLY WITH YOUNG CHILDREN

saturday, March 17

9:30am - 2:30PM

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Learn positive strategies for working with infants and toddlers to create smooth, functional classroom communities using Montessori principles and practices.  Learn how to create support plans for toddlers with behavioral challenges, and how to work with families and colleagues for a consistent approach all throughout the day.  This full day workshop will include positive discipline approaches, fun songs, and strategies to adjust your classroom routines to encourage cooperation and minimize challenging behaviors. 

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Presenter: Elise Aravelo, MEd - A graduate of MNW's AMI 0-3 training, Elise Aravelo is an experienced presenter and guide who loves her work with parents, infants, and toddlers.
Location: LePort School, 50 Fell Street, San Francisco, CA (map)
Audience: This workshop is suited for teachers, assistant teachers, caregivers and parents of infants and toddlers.
Cost: $80

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INformation Session

Saturday, March 24

10:00am - 12:00PM

Montessori Northwest is hosting an information session, and you're invited! This is the perfect time for prospective students to tour our facility, speak with staff members about our teacher training programs, and learn more about Montessori. If you're curious about learning more about Montessori - come join us.

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Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: This event is ideal for those interested in learning more about Montessori, and the formal training options available.
Cost: FREE!


INformation Session

Saturday, April 7

10:00am - 12:00PM

Montessori Northwest is hosting an information session, and you're invited! This is the perfect time for prospective students to tour our facility, speak with staff members about our teacher training programs, and learn more about Montessori. If you're curious about learning more about Montessori - come join us.

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Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: This event is ideal for those interested in learning more about Montessori, and the formal training options available.
Cost: FREE!


Introduction to Montessori education - Portland

Saturday, April 14 & 21

9:00am - 4:00pm

This 12 hour course will be offered at various flexible times and formats 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, responsibility, and key elements in preparing environments that support learning at all ages.

Click here to learn more.

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Instructors: Sarah Werner Andrews, M.Ed Director of Primary Training (bio); Michelle Becka M.Ed, Primary Trainer (bio)
Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: This series is designed for any adult who works with children. This course is also ideal for those interested in learning more about the formal courses offered at Montessori Northwest.
Cost: $150


INTRODUCTION TO MONTESSORI EDUCATION - sf bay area

tuesday, april 17, 5:30PM - 8:30PM

thursday, April 19, 5:30PM - 8:30PM

tuesday, April 24, 5:30PM - 8:30PM

thursday, april 26, 5:30-8:30pm

This 12 hour course will introduce the history of Montessori education, foundational concepts in human development from early childhood through young adulthood, the development of independence, responsibility, and key elements in preparing environments that support learning at all ages.

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Instructor: Polli Soholt, AMI Primary Trainer, (bio)
Location: Day Star Montessori, 215 Dempsey Rd., Milpitas CA (map
Audience: This series is designed for any adult who works with children. This course is also ideal for those interested in learning more about the formal courses offered at Montessori Northwest.
Cost: $150

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INformation Session

Saturday, May 5

10:00am - 12:00PM

Montessori Northwest is hosting an information session, and you're invited! This is the perfect time for prospective students to tour our facility, speak with staff members about our teacher training programs, and learn more about Montessori. If you're curious about learning more about Montessori - come join us.

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Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: This event is ideal for those interested in learning more about Montessori, and the formal training options available.
Cost: FREE!


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INformation Session

Saturday, June 9

10:00am - 12:00PM

Montessori Northwest is hosting an information session, and you're invited! This is the perfect time for prospective students to tour our facility, speak with staff members about our teacher training programs, and learn more about Montessori. If you're curious about learning more about Montessori - come join us.

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Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: This event is ideal for those interested in learning more about Montessori, and the formal training options available.
Cost: FREE!


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INformation Session

Saturday, July 14

10:00am - 12:00PM

Montessori Northwest is hosting an information session, and you're invited! This is the perfect time for prospective students to tour our facility, speak with staff members about our teacher training programs, and learn more about Montessori. If you're curious about learning more about Montessori - come join us.

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Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: This event is ideal for those interested in learning more about Montessori, and the formal training options available.
Cost: FREE!