Professional Learning

NCMPS supports public Montessori schools, teachers, and leaders with targeted professional development.

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$200

Orientation to Montessori Assessment – Fall 2021

This course is an introduction to the Montessori Assessment Playbook, a strategy manual and collection of tools for an assessment model grounded in Montessori and supporting human flourishing. The Playbook offers a holistic approach to assessing the effectiveness of Montessori programs according to the wide-scope goals of developmental education.

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$495

Montessori Fundamentals for School Leaders – Fall 2021

This six-week course introduces public Montessori school leaders to the fundamental elements of Montessori philosophy, curriculum, and pedagogy.

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$295

Coaches Training Fall 2021 – Thursday Session

The NCMPS Coaches Training is designed for adults preparing to do coaching work in schools, and leadership teams who will be working with them.

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$295

Coaches Training Fall 2021 – Tuesday Session

The NCMPS Coaches Training is designed for adults preparing to do coaching work in schools, and leadership teams who will be working with them.

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$255
Montessori Child Study Course

Child Study Training – July 2021

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 in their school.

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$295

Assessment Playbook Tool Study 21-22

In nine view-at-your-own-pace recordings plus weekly open office hours, learn to use specific tools from the Montessori Assessment Playbook, a strategy manual and collection of tools for implementing an assessment model grounded in Montessori and supporting human flourishing.

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DERS

$415

DERS Training and Certification

DERS training is a 6-hour online asynchronous course that prepares you to use the DERS app (available on iPad only) effectively as a tool for classroom observation and continuous improvement. Participants will learn to identify, evaluate, and record classroom indicators which support development.

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$120

DERS Subscription Annual Renewal

The Developmental Environment Rating Scale Subscription Annual Renewal gives users 365 days of access to the DERS app for observation, assessment and improvement.

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$95

DERS Orientation

DERS orientation is a 3.5 hour online asynchronous course that prepares you to understand how the DERS can be used as a tool for classroom observation and continuous improvement.

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Trainings

$200
Montessori Safe Classrooms

Montessori Assistants Training 21-22

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

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