Child Study Training – April 2021

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Child Study is a Montessori-based approach to meeting the needs of all children, resolving difficulties early, and using a wide range of data to support student development. A commitment to serving children through Child Study has the power to change a school’s culture from deficit-based fault-finding to curiosity-based solution-finding. This 8-week online training prepares educators to implement the Child Study Protocol whether students are learning at home or in school.

Child Study Training includes readings, video lectures, written assignments, and five live sessions:

  • April 13, 7:00–8:00pm ET
  • April 27, 7:00–8:00pm ET
  • May 11, 7:00–8:00pm ET
  • May 25, 7:00–8:00pm ET
  • June 1, 7:00–8:00pm ET

Paying by check: We accept payment via most credit cards. To request to pay by check, use this formYou will not be registered until your check has been received. Please do not make travel plans or other commitments. Once your check has been received, we will enter your registration for the event and confirm via email. For questions about payment, contact

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About the instructor:

María Carvajal has 20 years of experience in teaching, educational research, consulting, mentorship, and program management in El Salvador, Mexico, Spain, and the U.S. She is an AMI elementary guide with primary teaching experience, and holds a B.A. and M.A. in Humanities from the University of Navarra and a M.Ed. in Montessori Elementary Education from Loyola University Maryland. María’s professional interests include trauma-informed care, English learner education, and early intervention. For research, she is currently focused on targeted services for at-risk student populations, receptive and expressive language delays, and associations between social-emotional competence and literacy skills in children.

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