Montessori Professional Development Workshops 

Montessori Professional Development Workshops

Who Should Attend

Designed for practicing Montessori teachers, topics covered will also fit needs of teachers in other school settings or parents. You do not need a teaching license to attend these workshops.

What is Included

Topics are approved by the American Montessori Society (AMS). With your registration fee you'll get the workshop content, continuing education units, all handouts and materials, lunch and parking on site. Participants can earn graduate college credits by registering at the workshop and paying regular tuition in addition to the workshop registration fee.

October 2016

Making It Stick - How We Make a Lasting Difference in Kids' Lives

October 21, 2016
8:30 a.m. Networking; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Program
Lower level of the River Falls Public Library, River Falls, WI

Early Bird Discount until August 26, 2016

Learning is a journey, and we are children's guides. Before we set off, we must choose where we are headed. What do we want them to see, to feel? These journeys are the stuff they will use to build their souls and to wire their minds.

Biff Maier is Director of Faculty and Curriculum Development at Lexington Montessori School in Massachusetts. For many years, he served as elementary curriculum coordinator at the Center for Montessori Teacher Education/NY and he now co-directs the Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative (METTC) in Lexington, MA. He also presents and consults for the Center for Montessori School Management. Involved with Montessori since 1974, Biff is a seminar presenter and consultant for the American Montessori Society, and, as former Chair of the AMS Teachers' Section, he served on the AMS National Board of Directors. 

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Withdrawals and Refunds

If you are unable to attend the workshop you may send a substitute or submit a written request for withdrawal by mail, fax or e-mail. Withdrawal requests received 14 days before the workshop date will qualify the participant to receive a refund, less a $20 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for withdrawals received within ten days of the event.

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For More Information

Linda Jacobson, Outreach Program Manager
715-425-3190 or 800-228-5607


The UW-River Falls Montessori Teacher Education Program is an AMS-affiliated Montessori Teacher Education Program for its Early Childhood and Elementary I-II courses through the year 2020. 

American Montessori Society
116 East 16th Street, NY, NY 10003
Phone: 212-358-1250
Fax: 212-358-1256



This program is accredited through the Montessori Accreditation Council of Teacher Education (MACTE).

Interested in a graduate degree?

Visit the Montessori Teacher Education Graduate Degree web page.