Montessori Assistants Training @ Great Work Montessori School

Last updated: August 9, 2022
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The assistant in the Montessori classroom has a critical role to play in supporting instruction, building community, and promoting social-emotional development. This self-paced online course introduces new Montessori primary and elementary assistants to the prepared environment and their role within it. 

The time requirement for this course is approximately 12 hours; we recommend the course be completed within 6-8 weeks.

Course Outline

1. Welcome to Montessori-Montessori 101
-Orientation to the Montessori environment
Written reflection
2. Hands, Eyes, Hearts: Orientation to the Role of the Assistants-Role and responsibilities
-Know/do chart
Written reflection
3. The Montessori School Community-The role of the adult in Montessori environments
-Implicit bias
Written reflection
4. Getting Started-Reflective practice
-Developing a personal action plan
Personal Action Plan

Participants who successfully complete the course will be eligible to request Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Loyola University Maryland.

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