Continuing Ed

Start your school year strong with Professional Development! These diverse topics offer something for everyone! (For more information on each of the workshops and presenters, scroll down to click on the green “September Workshops” button!
Saturday Morning (9/6; 9:00 – 12:00)
A: Introduction to Montessori Philosophy
B: Working Effectively with Diverse Clients
C: Remember and Reinvigorate: Preventive Discipline in a Montessori Community
D: Intelligent Hands – Ways to Personalize a Montessori Environment
Saturday Afternoon (9/6; 1:00 – 3:00)
E: Role of the EC Classroom Assistant
F: Media vs. Mud: Talking to Parents about Children’s Use of Time
G: Dr. Dee Joy Coulter Original Mind: Uncovering Your Natural Brilliance: Application to Montessori Teachers and Communities
H: Field Consultant Workshop: Mentoring Montessorians Please note: the workshop for Supervisors is being held the afternoon of August 13. Call MECR (303.494.3002) for more information about the Supervisor Workshop.
All Day Saturday (9/6; 9:00- 3:00 with 1 hour lunch break)
AD1: Spanish as a Second Language

Sunday Morning (9/7; 9:00 – 12:00)
I: Michael Gurian The Minds of Boys and Girls: Helping Teachers Help Their Students
J: Brain Gyms in the Montessori Classroom
K: Poetry Out Loud in the Elementary Classroom
Sunday Afternoon (9/7; 1:00 – 3:00)
L: A Day in the Life of a Toddler
M: Personalized Grammar Box Work
N: Autism: Background, Characteristics, and Classroom Approaches
O: What is Montessori’s Vision of Secondary Education?
All Day Sunday(9/7; 9:00 = 3:00 with 1 hour lunch break)
AD2: Introducing Writing and Reading in Spanish

For more information about each of these workshops and their presenters, and to register, click on the button below.

NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS for Discipline Toolkit Workshop
Susan Tracy McDaniel, M.Ed., MECR Infant & Toddler Instructor, shares her most popular parenting tools in a one-day workshop for parents of children, toddler through teens. Saturday, September 27th at MECR from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Click here for flyer and go to her website to register.

For the 2014-2015 Course Announcement for the Master of Education Montessori Integrative Learning offered by Endicott College, CLICK HERE

September 25-27 Montessori in the Mountains Retreat in Estes Park.
CLICK HERE for more information

To list any professional development opportunities that your school is making available to the public, please send the date, time, location and a brief (single page in pdf format) to Please be sure to include contact information.