Leaders Workshop 21-22

Last updated: October 18, 2021
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Join other public Montessori school leaders in a series of twelve facilitated online sessions.  Held over the course of the school year, discussions are led by experienced public Montessori administrators and are responsive to participants’ most pressing needs. 

Leaders Workshops address topics such as: 

  • Systems and routines
  • Professional development 
  • Tracking and reporting student data
  • Supervision & evaluation
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Meeting district and authorizer demands
  • Roles, responsibilities and boundaries
  • Teacher hiring and retention
  • Budgeting
  • Family engagement
  • and more…

The workshop will meet from 12:00-1:00pm ET on the following dates:

  • October 19
  • November 9
  • December 7
  • January 4
  • January 18
  • February 1
  • February 15
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • April 19
  • May 10
  • May 24

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. Once your check has been received, we will enter your registration for the event and confirm via email. For questions about payment, contact [email protected].

Photos and Video: NCMPS may take photos or record video during this event. By participating in this event, you consent to your likeness being used for promotional purposes without compensation, and you release NCMPS from any liability related to this use. If you do not want your likeness used in this way, you may inform the event staff, and NCMPS will make its best effort to prevent such use.

About the instructors:

Katy Mattis has worked in private, charter and magnet Montessori programs as an Elementary guide, instructional leader, and principal, and is passionate about leaders and teachers having the very best tools to support their work with children. She worked for Denver Public Schools for 12 years as a teacher, Montessori instructional coach, and principal at a Montessori magnet school. Katy holds AMI diplomas in Assistants to Infancy and Elementary, an M.Ed in Montessori Education from Loyola College, and Colorado state teacher and principal licenses.

Sandra Wyner Andrew, a native South African, has been a teacher, mentor and  administrator. Starting out as a science teacher in a British public school, she moved to Montessori Elementary Education, gaining an AMI Montessori Elementary Certification in Bergamo, Italy, after which she immigrated to the United States.  After working in private Montessori schools for many years, in the USA and Australia, she was involved in the development of the Zanetti Montessori Magnet Public School in Springfield MA, an urban public school with a racially and socio-economically diverse population for students ages 3 to 14, at first as the Montessori Mentor/Instructional Coach and then as its Principal. After leaving Springfield Public Schools. Sandra taught in the online Masters program for Montessori credentialed students at the College of St. Catherine, was a course instructor for the Southwest Montessori Training Center and worked as a Montessori Educational Consultant. Presently she is a Senior Associate for the National Center for Montessori in the Public Center. Sandra also holds a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Education Administration and an AMS Montessori Administrator’s Certification.

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