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When registration opens for these events, you will find links here.  Members receive advance notice.

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

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

    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
    • 169
    Register

    Becoming an Anti-Bias Educator

    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 

    PNMA 2020 Winter Seminar:
    A Three Period Lesson on Social Justice & Montessori by Lisa Berry, Raquel Diaz & Erin Trondson - Empowering ABAR Teachers to Cultivate Inclusive Classrooms

    Period 1: Introduce the Concepts - During the first section of the workshop participants will be introduced to the research by Erin R. Trondson she conducted for her master's thesis for the University of Wisconsin Madison titled: Montessori & Social Justice: the overlap, the potential, and the areas for growth. 

    Period 2: Use the Terms & Vocabulary - During our second period, Raquel Diaz will further define ABAR terms and concepts as well as share her experience as a Montessori Educator.

    Period 3: Practice the Work - In the final section of the workshop, Lisa Berry will share her story as an educator and social justice advocate for several decades and facilitate discussions and exercises for workshop participants to deepen their understanding of the outlined principles for equity and diversity in their classrooms and schools.

    Event Speakers: Lisa, Raquel, and Erin all work at Woodland Montessori School in Madison Wisconsin.  Woodland's mission is dedicated to equity and diversity in addition to environmental stewardship and the inclusion of children with special needs. Woodland is also committed to providing professional development opportunities to Montessori educators around these three initiatives. Raquel, Lisa and Erin all attended Seton Montessori Institute and together have over 50 years of experience teaching Montessori. 


    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
    Register

    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.

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

    LESSON SHARING GUIDE: 
    • 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.
    NEED AN IDEA OF A LESSON TO SHARE?
    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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