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Childpeace is delighted to announce the Grand Opening Celebration of its new Metro Montessori Middle School Building, to be held Thursday, October 24th at 5:30 p.m. You are invited to join them to celebrate this growth of their campus and community!
Come learn how to join the current advocacy efforts on Oregon! Wednesday, October 23rd, 6 – 7:30, hosted by Montessori Northwest.
Read the August News Bulletin here!
Download the September 2013 News Bulletin here and stay in touch with the happenings of our association.
Thursday, November 7th, from 6pm – 8pm at the Montessori Northwest
Join us for the Second Annual Oregon Montessori Association Elementary Fair and explore what comes after the Children’s House years.
Visit with representatives from local schools, ask questions, and circulate at the fair in MNW’s beautiful model elementary classroom. Imagine your child in a prepared environment such as this!
Who should attend: All interested parents and school liaisons interested in growing an elementary program. This event is open to adults, offering parents a chance to visit with school administrators and guides. Childcare is not provided.
Where: Montessori Northwest – Elementary Classroom, 622 SE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97214. Phone contacts for more information: Laura Pilkington at OMA: 503-688-0526, and Janet Lewis at MNW: 503-963-8992.
The Montessori Northwest teacher training center is located near downtown, upstairs at the US Bank building, on SE Grand and Alder. Parking after 6pm is available at no cost in the attached bank parking structure, and street parking is also available.
Gather with fellow Administrators and connect before the school year begins!
Friday, August 23rd, 2013, at 12:30pm
We will gather at the Portland Montessori School at 4911 NE Couch St, Portland, 97213
Salads and beverages will be provided.
Topics to discuss:
- Did you attend the Congress? If so, what (if any) changes will you be making at your school?
- What issues do you have with regulations or legislation that currently affect your ability to do your job?
Please, RSVP to Andrea at
Portland Montessori School is hosting our OMA Assistant’s Workshop on Saturday, September 21st, 2013.
The event will open at 8:30am with registration, and will be from 9am – 2:30pm. Refreshments will be provided, though brown-bag lunches are encouraged. Certificates for 5 training hours will be awarded.
This year, OMA is asking assistants to attend with their guides! This workshop will be beneficial for seasoned, as well as new assistants, at all teaching levels. There will be plenty of opportunity for break-out sessions with one another to make plans for your classrooms. Discounted rates will be offered to teams signing-up from classrooms (guide/assistant(s)).
Facilitators will present Montessori theory, offer ideas for environment preparation and care, and encourage communication between staff members within schools.
Fees to attend:
OMA Member: $50 or Member Team (guide/assistant): $80
Additional member of classroom team: $40
Non-OMA-Member: $70 or Non-Member Team (guide/assistant): $100
Additional member of classroom team from non-OMA member school: $60
Montessori Elementary Children (ages 6 – 14) – You are invited to participate in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the International Montessori Congress!
Rehearsal time and performance schedule:
Wednesday, July 31, 10am – 12pm - Rehearsal for Opening and Closing at the Oregon Convention Center, Exhibit Hall CWednesday, July 31, 3:30pm - Arrival for Opening Performance, Exhibit Hall C. Opening Ceremony 4:00pm – 5:00pm.Saturday, August 3, 2:30pm - Arrival for song practice, Meeting Room A103 (staging at 3:30 and performance at 3:40pm)
Read the latest about OMA’s work and upcoming events in the June/July News Bulletin.
Here is the News Bulletin introducing OMA’s new Executive Director!