Professional Development Seminars & Workshops

Currently offering:

Integrating Cultural Subjects throughout the Montessori Curriculum: An advanced series of workshops for Early Childhood Montessori teachers

Please join us as we examine together Montessori’s guidelines for implementing the cultural curriculum in early childhood programs. Each session, we will focus on a different area of the cultural curriculum, with opportunities for participants to experience activities that demonstrate ways to integrate the curriculum throughout the environment. Participants will have opportunities to generate ideas which will be compiled and made available to all.

Workshop 1: 
I Belong Here: Geography & History in the Montessori classroom
September 30th, 2015

Workshop 2: 
When is Bug a Verb? Zoology in the Montessori classroom

February 24th, 2016

Workshop 3: 
What happens when…? Physical Science in the Montessori classroom

April 27th, 2016

All workshops are from 6:30-8:30pm. Cost: 1 or 2 workshops of your choice: $50/each, 3 workshops: $120 ($40 each)

More information available here.


Introduction to Montessori Method and Materials Series: A series of workshops for Classroom Assistants and Parents

This series of workshops is designed for teaching assistants, parents, and others who are interested in learning more about Montessori early childhood programs. The course will explore Montessori philosophy and an overview of the materials. Participants will have an opportunity to work with the materials in small groups as well as practice presenting materials to each other and the instructor.

This series of workshops will meet every Monday, September 14th – November 2nd, 2015

More information available here.


Other workshop opportunities:

Advanced Montessori Seminars
A summer seminar consist of four half-day sessions that feature content designed specifically for the working Montessori teacher.
Schedule: Summer Seminar meets annually in late July-early August

Workshops designed specifically for working Montessori teachers.
Schedule: During school year, advanced workshops held 3 times throughout the year.

Customizable Workshops

Customized, small-group training sessions or on-site training from a GCCME instructor.

Professional Development Hours: All workshops are valid for contact hours from Kentucky’s Division of Child Care, Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, American Montessori Society, and often, Ohio SUTQ hours.