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Learning Opportunities for Adults

Building Anti-Biased Anti-Racist Families
October 6, 6:30 - 8:30 pm with Britt Hawthorne via Zoom

When we commit to collectively talking about fairness, equality, and justice with young children, we begin to envision a world in which not only children but all people are treated with dignity; free from the burden of unfair assumptions based on a single characteristic. It becomes a world where we actively challenge racism and bias each and every day. 

In case you were not able to join us, this Zoom recording (Access Passcode: !XaE8233) will be available for viewing through November 6.  

Montessori Up Close
This series of presentations will include practical suggestions for home and time for Q&A. Zoom links will be emailed to parents closer to the event date. 

October 13 at 11 a.m.
Montessori 101 with Michele Shane, Head of School

Required for all new families

Join Michele for an introduction to the history, culture, and mission of our school and gain a deeper appreciation for the Montessori method of learning. 

Missed the presentation? Watch it now: Zoom recording

October 20 at 9 a.m.

Fostering Independence with Megan Andrews, Primary Guide
For families with children ages 2.5 to 5 years

Missed the presentation?  Watch it now:  Zoom recording

October 27 at 11 a.m.

Toilet Independence with Jenny Lamble and Jeanette Kania, YCC Guides

For families with children under the age of three

Missed the presentation? Watch it now: Zoom recording

October 30 at 11 a.m.

Assessment with Sandra Besselsen, Elementary Guide

For families with kindergarten and elementary age children


November 13 at 11 a.m.

Healthy Sleep Habits with Britny Tollstam, Nido Guide

For families with infants and young toddlers

 Recommended Reading

Understanding Montessori: A Guide for Parents, by Maren Schmidt

Together With Montessori, by Cam Gordon

Montessori Madness, by Trevor Eissler 

Paula Lillard has written multiple books on Montessori, which are also recommended.

While not Montessori specific, these parenting books align well with our approach: 

Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster Cline, MD and Jim Fay

How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

For articles and videos on the Montessori approach to learning, visit