Seton Montessori Institute presents all of our adult learner programs on our beautiful four acre campus in Clarendon Hills, Illinois. Nestled into a beautiful setting, provided by our Lab School – Seton Montessori, our adults learners are connected to the work they are studying – the child. Please read below about our certification program and we hope you will consider Montessori education for your future and our childrens’.
Infant-Toddler Certification Program
This course content focuses on the characteristics and needs of the very youngest children and the special personal preparation needed by those who work with infants, toddlers and their families. The course is organized into six successful phases. Application deadline: Spring (March 1, 2013); Summer (May 1, 2013). A late fee of $200 will be assessed on applications received past deadline.
Early Childhood Certification Program
Seton Montessori Institute’s personalized, adult-oriented program prepares students as competent, reflective Early Childhood Montessori Educators. The program offers a deep philosophical base, balanced with an effective and complete immersion in techniques and materials for the three through six age group. Application deadline: Spring (March 1, 2013); Summer (May 1, 2013). A late fee of $200 will be assessed on applications received past deadline.
Elementary I and Elementary I-II Certification Program
Seton Montessori Institute’s Elementary course prepares self-aware adults as Montessori educators for children in their elementary years of development. The course prepares adult educators for work with children ages six through twelve, Montessori’s second plan of development. Application deadline: May 1, 2013. A late fee of $200 will be assessed on applications received past deadline.
Administrators Certification Program
Seton Montessori Institute’s Administrators program provides opportunities for comprehensive study of Montessori philosophy and curriculum, educational leadership and school management. Admissions are conducted on a rolling basis. However, if Model I or Model III the Infant-Toddler and Early Childhood application deadlines apply.