Announcing Summer 2011 Paraprofessional Opportunities

April 20, 2011 | Seton News

Paraprofessional Course for Assistants and Parents
July 11 – 14, 2011 and August 1 – 4, 2011

Program Description

Seton Montessori Institute’s Paraprofessional Course provides a broad foundation in Montessori philosophy, educational techniques and classroom practice. The course is geared for those who are involved with young children, at home or professionally. Prepare yourself to meet the needs of the young children and those of their parents, with a course that encompasses an in-depth view of Maria’s philosophy, as well as techniques for every day work.

Professional Development

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance on the last day for full participation in the program, which includes the completion of an assignment.

Course Content

Day 1: The Child is a Person
– Montessori’s Life and Work
– The Secret of Childhood
– Montessori Environments: Home and School

Day 2: The Child is a Person Who Works and Communicates
– Overviews of Practical Life and Language
– Observation Techniques

Day 3: The Child is a Person Who Thinks and Solves Problems
– Overviews of Sensorimotor and Math
– The Role of the Montessori Adult
– Working Together in the School Community

Day 4: The Child is a Person Who Loves
– Presentation of Materials
– Introducing the Child to the Cosmos
– Celebrations: Music, The Line and Silence

Dates Offered

Paraprofessional Course
July 11-14, 2011
– Montessori Children’s House of N. Barrington
– $300 Fee
– Click here to Register

Paraprofessional Course
August 1-4, 2011
– Seton Montessori, Clarendon Hills, IL
– $300 Fee
– Click here to Register

Administrator Paraprofessional Course
August 1-5, 2011
– Seton Montessori, Clarendon Hills, IL
– $500 Fee
– Click here to Register

Please call (630)654-0151 or email with any questions.

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