The Pacific Northwest Montessori Association is a catalyst for creating the united common voice required to advocate effectively for Montessori communities. It is our goal to bring together Montessori educators of the Northwest to work in excellence and prosperity; providing meaningful communication to our members and creating a strong Montessori community.
The mission of the Pacific Northwest Montessori Association is to encourage, support and advocate for excellent Montessori education, as well as unite Montessori communities throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Recent PNMA Event:
Pacific Northwest Montessori Association Recently Hosted Elementary Trainer Alison Awes & Other Guest Speakers
Track A: Supporting the Dyslexic Child in a Montessori Environment presented by Alison Awes
This full-day session will be presented by Alison Awes, the director of elementary training at the Montessori Training Center of Minnesota. Ms. Awes holds AMI diplomas for primary and elementary levels, a B.A. in art history from Smith College, a M.A. in Latin American studies from Tulane University, and a M.Ed. in Montessori education from Loyola University Maryland. She has taught in both six-to-nine and nine-to-twelve classrooms.
Ms. Awes is an AMI examiner and has presented a number of workshops, including those on making books with children and supporting the dyslexic child in a Montessori environment. She has served on the boards of private and charter Montessori schools and other organizations, including the AMI Elementary Alumni Association. In addition, Ms. Awes attended Montessori schools until the age of twelve.
Track B: Early Interventions & Navigating the System presented by a variety of early childhood special education experts
This full-day session will be a series of shorter workshops presented by
a variety of early childhood special education experts. These presentations will equip you with
insights, tools and strategies to provide all of the students in your programs
with the support they need.
Morning refreshments & lunch included with your registration!
MERIT/STARS Credits & WA Clock Hours available.