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PNMA Presents, “Montessori Treasures”

PNMA Presents, “Montessori Treasures”

Date: February 07, 2015 9:00 AM

Location: Renton Technical College, 3000 NE Fourth Street, Renton, WA 98056 rtc.edu

2 sessions: 6 STARS / 6 clock hours
Register by 1/31/15!

Daniel Jutras, PhD (bio)

Canadian Montessori Teacher Ed Institute (website)

Morning Session: Montessori Stories 

Sensorial Lessons: Learn stories about the Constructive Triangles, the Binomial & Trinomial Cubes.

Geometry: Engage in the Montessori continuum of study from early childhood through elementary.

Timelines for Cultural Studies: Gain new resources for guiding children in understanding time and history.

Afternoon Session: Peace Education
Montessorians all engage children in foundations of peace and community. This workshop will present a comprehensive guide to activities and resources that enhance our classrooms.

A Practical Guide to Peace Education, the resource for this session is available from Dr. Jutras and can be pre-ordered with registration.  Additional limited copies will be on hand at the event.

Location:  Renton Technical College, 3000 NE Fourth Street, Renton, WA 98056 rtc.edu

Lunch Served by the RTC Culinary School !

Map of the area: PNMA Winter Event

Contact Us

More information and online registration: Montessori Treasures

Best regards,
Pacific Northwest Montessori Association

OMA Administrator Group Meetings

When:  Tuesday, January 20th from 4:00 – 6:00pm.

Where:  We plan to meet at TaborSpace on SE Belmont St.   Details to follow soon.  (This is the same place many of us will be visiting just a couple of days earlier for the Michael Gurian lecture and/or workshop.)

What:  As always there will be a lot to share, and the focus topic for half the meeting time will be “A Montessori Code of Ethics.”  Our OMA Board President Hilary Smith will present the results of her research and work on this topic and open it up for discussion.

We hope many of you will put this date on your calendar and make arrangements to participate in this and subsequent administrator gatherings!

David Cannon, OMA board member, Admin. Mtg. coordinator 2014-15

Upcoming meeting dates:

April 1 ( Wed.)  No kidding!  —  6:00 p.m.

June 4  (Thurs.)  —  time TBD

In Home Program Group Meeting

Mark your calendars for January 31, 2015 at 10:00am.

Location:  TBD

Toddler Summit Meeting

Thanks to everyone who showed up at our last Toddler Summit, it was great to see some familiar faces! For those of you who were unable to make it, Below you will find a link to the notes from our meeting.
Please mark your calendars, the next meeting will be on Tuesday, January 6th the exact place and time TBD. If you are interested in a particular topic or want to host let me know! Also, for you non-Portlanders the next meeting will be online, so contact me if you want to join via google hangout. It is incredibly easy and I can walk you through it!

School Open Houses 2014 – 15


Montessori Cares, Saturday, December 13th, 2014. Click here for flyer.

Portland Area:

Franciscan Montessori Earth SchoolClick here for dates and times.

Harmony Montessori School:  Open House, Saturday, January 24th, 10am – Noon.
Open House, Saturday, February 21st, 10am – Noon

The Portland Montessori School:  Open House, Saturday, January 31st.  Click here for flyer.

West Hills Montessori:  Open Houses listed below.

West Hills Montessori – SW Portland Campus
Sunday, March 8, 11:00-1:00

West Hills Montessori – Lake Oswego Campus
Sunday, March 15, 11:00-1:00

Oregon Montessori Association

PO Box 82932 Portland, OR 97282 | 503-688-0526
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