Workshops for the Maryland Center for Montessori Studies, 2013 – 2014

We are pleased to offer these valuable workshops to our Montessori community. All courses are held at the beautiful Greenspring Montessori School campus in Lutherville, Maryland. Our faculty have extensive Montessori classroom experience and are members of the Maryland Center for Montessori Studies Instructional staff. We have several upcoming workshops to be announced, in addition to the following offerings – stay tuned!

Download the Workshop Registration Form at this link.

Montessori Theory Classroom Management

8 MSDE Continuing Education Credits (Child Development)

Saturday, November 23, 2013

  • Developmental theories
  • Effective Communication
  • Best Practices in Montessori Classroom Management
  • Effective Parent Communication

Cost: $80.00

A work binder and informational handouts are included with this workshop.

Faculty member: Cheri  Isles 

Montessori  Infant & Toddler Overview                              

6 MSDE Continuing Education Credits (Child Development)

Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 6-9pm
Thursday, December 5, 2013, 6-9pm

  • Developmental theories
  • Toddler Montessori Educational Philosophy
  • Toddler Development
  • Toddler Pedagogy

Cost: $60.00

A work binder and informational handouts are included with this workshop.

Faculty member: Beth Callahan

Yoga in the Montessori Classroom                         

2 MSDE Continuing Education Credits (Curriculum)

Friday, January 17, 2014 , 3-5pm

  • Philosophy of Yoga in the Classroom
  • Group and Individual ideas for Yoga Instruction in the Montessori Classroom
  • Yoga Positions and Practice
  • Literature connections to Peace Education

Cost: $30.00

An extensive bibliography, work binder, and handouts are part of this workshop.

Faculty member: Shannon Brown

Montessori Science in the Classroom

10 MSDE Continuing Education Credits (Curriculum)

Saturday, January 18, 2014, 3-5pm
Sunday, January 19, 2014, 8-5pm

  • Rationale for teaching science in the early childhood classroom
  • Science Experiments in the Early childhood Classroom
  • Nature Studies
  • Hands –on Science

Cost: $80.00

An extensive bibliography, science experiments, work binder, and handouts are part of this workshop.

Faculty member: Alicia Jensen

The Emergent Reader and Reading Diagnosis    

2 MSDE Continuing Education Credits (Child Development)

Saturday, February 22, 2014, 10am-12pm

  • Supporting the Emergent Reader
  • The components of Reading
  • Reading Diagnosis
  • Reading Assessment Reviewed

Cost: $30.00

Handouts are part of this workshop.

Faculty member: Alisa Anania

Leading Your Leaders

3 MSDE Continuing Education Credits

Saturday, March 29, 2014, 9am-12pm

  • Recognizing the Third Year as a year of Leadership and Opportunity
  • Specifically aimed at Children’s House (3-6) Faculty

Cost: $60.00

Handouts are part of this workshop.

Faculty member: Cathie Perolman

Art in the Montessori Classroom                             

8 MSDE Continuing Education Credits (Curriculum)

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 8am-5pm – Updated Date

  • Montessori Art in the Early Childhood Classroom
  • Art Preparation and Technique
  • Appreciation of the Works of the Masters
  • Literature connections to Art Education

Cost: $80.00

An extensive bibliography, art ideas, work binder, and handouts are part of this workshop.

Faculty member: Betty Rushing

Registration and General Information

To download our registration form, please click this link.

All day workshops include an hour break for lunch from noon to 1pm.

For questions about these workshops or the Early Childhood Montessori Teacher Training please contact us.

The Maryland Center for Montessori Studies welcomes all students and families, and does not discriminate in its hiring, admissions practices, or any other form of access on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, sex or disability.