Professional Learning

Professional development for public Montessori schools, teachers, and leaders

TIE IN • Equity Changemakers

Equity Changemakers is a one-year program of work and study for leaders and educators working in public Montessori schools. The program fosters the development of leadership, knowledge, skills, and strategies for making equity changes in the participants’ homeorganizations, their communities, and in the wider education world.

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New Courses Launching Soon

$200
Montessori Safe Classrooms

Montessori Assistants Training 21-22

Begin any time

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.

$295

Assessment Playbook Tool Study 21-22

Begin any time

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.

$325
Montessori Child Study Course

Child Study Training – Winter 2022

Starts 1/19

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.

$195

Asset-Based Pedagogy – Spring 2022

Starts 1/12

Asset-based pedagogies highlight the strengths that students bring to the classroom and view differences as assets and not deficits.

$295
Our Vision - NCMPS

Coaches Training Winter 2022 – Tuesday Session

Starts 1/25/2022

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

$295

Coaches Training Winter 2022 – Thursday Session

Starts 1/27/2022

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

$195

Visual Thinking Strategies: Using Art to Support Language Development in Montessori Environments – Winter 2022

Starts 2/3/2022

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) uses student-driven conversations about specific works of art to foster vocabulary, fluency, and the critical thinking that drives both.

DERS

$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.
$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.
$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.