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Michelle’s Pianos Presents a Benefit Concert for OMA

What:  A Valentine’s Concert with Heather Keizur and Steve ChristoffersonClick here for flyer.

WhereMichelle’s Pianos, 600 SE Stark, Portland, OR 97214

When:  February 14th, 2015 from 7:30 – 10:00pm

Cost:  $30 per ticket.  Wine and desserts included.

Only 75 seats available!  Buy early to ensure a seat.  Click here to purchase tickets.

Desserts graciously donated by St. Honore Boulangerie


Montessori in the Capitol!

Join the Oregon Montessori Association at Montessori in the Capitol!

When:  Friday, February 27th

Where:  Galleria of the Capitol Building in Salem, OR

Time:  9:00am – 1:00pm

For more information contact Cathryn Kasper:  or Kari Wax: 

OMA’s Annual Spring Tea and Workshop

Save the date!  Join your colleagues on Saturday, April 18th for OMA’s annual Spring Tea and Award Ceremony.  This year, OMA has added a morning workshop.  Come and attend both and stay or lunch, or choose a part of the day.

Nominations are now being accepted for the Susie Houston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching and for the Outstanding Dedication Award.  Nominations will be accepted until March 1st, 2015.

Click here for more information about and nomination forms for the Susie Houston Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Click here for information about and nomination forms for the Outstanding Dedication Award.

9 – Noon:  Morning workshop with Chrystin Dundorff, Ph.D.  “The Changing Face of Early Childhood Education and Advocacy in Oregon,” 3 hours of Set 3 professional development hours.

Registration information for the morning workshop opening soon!

Noon – 1:  Lunch

1 – 3 – Awards and Spring Tea

RSVP link coming soon!  The Tea is a community event and there is not a fee to attend.

Location:  Franciscan Montessori Earth School.  Thank you, FMES, for hosting!

Michael Gurian and Betsy Hoke – Public Lecture and Workshop

Save the date and attend these events!

1.)  SOLD OUT!  Friday, January 16th:  Michael Gurian Public Lecture, “The Minds of Boys and Girls” 6 – 8pm

Location:   TaborSpace (SE 54th and SE Belmont), tickets price is $30 per person.  Click here for Keynote summary.

Time:  6:00 – 8:00pm (doors open at 5:30pm)

Download a flyer here.

Registration is closed.

Fee:  $30.00 per person

2.)  SOLD OUT!  Saturday, January 17th:  Micheal Gurian 2-hour morning Keynote, Betsy Hoke 4 – hour workshop, “Nurture the Nature of Boys and Girls”

Location:  TaborSpace (SE 54th and SE Belmont)

Time:  9:00 am- 4:00pm (doors open at 8:30)

Click here for Workshop summary.

Download a flyer here.

Registration is closed. Registration fee includes light breakfast, lunch and a book!

Fees:  By Dec. 1st:  OMA Members: $120, Non-Members: $135

After Dec. 1st:  OMA Members: $140, Non-Members: $150

Open to all who are interested.

***If you are interested in hosting someone from out of the area or if you would like to do a home stay please email OMA at




Oregon Montessori Association

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