2020-2021 MEIPN Assistant Training Schedule
MEIPN’s Assistant Teacher Training Program is designed for Infant-Toddler, Early Childhood, and Elementary classroom assistants and support staff. This course is specifically designed to deepen their understanding of Montessori methodology including terminology, philosophy, and the biography of Maria Montessori. Additionally, assistants will acquire tools and strategies for effective classroom interactions and management. Through a series of exercises, discussions, and lectures, participants will complete the course with a solid introduction to Montessori Grace and Courtesy, how to prepare the classroom environment, classroom management and communication with their lead teachers. Participants are eligible for 11 STARS hours.
Dates for upcoming sessions follow. Registration for each session opens 30 days in advance.
September 18 &19, 2020 CANCELLED because of COVID-19
November 6 & 7, 2020 CANCELLED because of COVID-19
February 12 & 13th, 2021