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, January 13

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

Saturday, January 20, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Monday, January 22,
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday, January 24,
5:30pm - 8:30pm

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: 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


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supporting speech and language development with toddlers

Saturday, January 27

9:00am - 12:00PM

Join Dave Andrews, certified Speech/Language Pathologist and program administrator with the Multnomah Early Childhood Program, for an overview of speech and language development for children birth to 3. Participants will learn how to recognize possible delays in speech and language, when to refer for evaluation,  and how to use routines based-strategies that will support all children's language development.

3 hours Set 1 Oregon Registry; Human Growth and Development; Special Needs

 

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Instructors: Dave Andrews, Speech/Language Pathologist
Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: This event is for anyone who wants to learn more about speech development in young children, emphasizing the toddler age range.
Cost: $55


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teachers for racial equity

Saturday, January 27

9:00am - 12:00PM

Chrysanthius R. Lathan is a seasoned educator, coach and facilitator who founded TREE ED Consulting to address racial inequities in education. Chrysanthius will share her expertise and offer ways educators can create culturally responsive and relevant environments that serve every child, regardless of race. Workshop participants will initiate ongoing conversations with each other and personal reflection as well - coming away with a deeper understanding of their own role in achieving racial equity.  Hear from a recent TREE ED workshop participant here.

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Instructors: Chrysanthius R. Lathan (bio)
Location: Montessori Northwest, 622 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR (map)
Audience: This event is for anyone looking to deepen their teaching practice and build awareness in your community.
Cost: $60

Workshop: Teachers for Racial Equity
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Introduction to Montessori education

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


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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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!


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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!