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We provide quality continuing education through events and connect members with other professional development opportunities.

    • July 02, 2019
    • June 30, 2020
    • Washington State

    This is the start of the application process for Montessori School Verification. 

    • Once you have registered for the process you will be automatically emailed a digital copy of the Self-Study Manual and Form. If your school is AMS accredited or AMI/USA recognized, simply send a copy of your certificate and the contact information for your licensor to the verification chair. You only need to fill out the Self-study if you have not  gone through a process with AMS or AMI.
    • Follow the instructions for completing and submitting the form and required documents.
    • You will be contacted to schedule a Verifier visit after your self-study and required documents have been reviewed by the Verification Chair.
    • After the visit the Verifier will submit a report to the Verification Committee for review and approval at the next (monthly) PNMA board meeting.
    The Montessori School Verification Committee Chair: Mary Moore
    • February 08, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Shoreline College
    • 249

    Anti-Bias & Social Justice in Montessori Communities

    Event Description:
    PNMA 2020 Winter Seminar details coming soon! 

    Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 8:30 AM-4:00 PM 

    $90 for PNMA Members & $125 for the General Public

    Shoreline College
    The Main Dining Hall in the 9000 Student Union Building
    16101 Greenwood Avenue N. Shoreline, WA 98133

    WA Clock Hours or Merit/STARS Credits available for this event!

    Online Registration is Now Open 

    Erin Ruzicka Trondson of Madison is an early childhood educator, teaching since 1997 and serving as the Head of School at Woodland Montessori School, a non-profit, City of Madison accredited preschool.  In addition, Trondson teaches Infant and Toddler Programs (TED 330) online for UW-River Falls.

    Trondson recently completed her Master of Science degree and research at UW-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction.  Her thesis, “Montessori Education and Social Justice:  Overlap, Potential, & Areas for Growth,” tied for the first-place honor. The full thesis is available online in the AMS Research Library.

    Trondson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UW-Madison as well as a Montessori credential from Seton Montessori Institute in Chicago, Ill.  She is also a poet and the winner of the third annual Apprentice House Chapbook Competition for her manuscript, “Nesting.”

    More details about our event speakers and topics are available at www.pnma.org.

    Interested in being a sponsor or vendor for this event? Email events@pnma.org.

    • May 16, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Whole Earth Montessori School

    Whole Earth Montessori School

    2930 228th Street SE, Bothell, WA 98021
    Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

    • 9:45-10:00 Lesson Sharing Set-up in Classrooms
    • 10:00-10:30 Fair Visitor Check-in at the Event

    STARS Credits or Clock Hours available to all attendees.  Members sharing curriculum ideas with lessons on display will earn 1 additional credit!

    Onsite mini-workshops at all levels - Event poster coming soon! 

    Vendors will be open during entire event.
    We will have lunch available in the afternoon and a raffle drawing at 1:45 pm.

    Join us for a special PINTS OF INTEREST following the Sharing Fair.

    • Register ONLINE anytime as a PNMA Member ($35) or as General Public ($65).
    • Register for FREE as a Member Sharing a Lesson.

    • Register to Share a Lesson by using the Member/Sharing option. 
    • Your registration will be confirmed when the lesson plan is received. 
    • Email a copy of your lesson to events@pnma.org no later than May 13.
    • Please bring 100 copies of the lesson you are sharing.
    Let's help one another build our summer program curriculum by sharing lessons that pertain to summer.  Special art lessons, outdoor extensions, gardening, cooking and other summer focused practical life lessons can really add to our programs.


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