Our Montessori Series for Adults is an ongoing set of events that are open to Mountaintop parents, prospective parents, educators from other schools, childcare providers and students of child development and education. We encourage you to attend and to share these with friends and family. For families with children currently enrolled at Mountaintop, childcare and food are offered to make it easier for parents to attend. Below are the events scheduled for the 2016-17 school year.
Screenagers: a documentary about how tech impacts children's development. Friday, September 30, 6:00 pm. Discussion to follow.
Montessori Journey Saturday, October 15, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. The Montessori Journey is a unique opportunity for adults to really experience the classroom environments just as the children do. Participants visit a classroom at each level, first silently observing the environment, then interacting with materials and receiving lessons. We After completing all five cycles, we gather to discuss what the Montessori materials have taught us about the life of the child. This is the one event in the series for which reservations are required as space is limited.
Effective Limits for Toddlers Saturday, November 5, 10:00 am
Moving Up Night Wednesday, November 9, 4:30 pm
Finding the Right High School Wednesday, November 16, 7:00
Positive Discipline Wednesday, December 14, 6:00 pm
Co-curriculars at Mountaintop Wednesday, January 25, 6:00 pm
Why Kindergarten Monday, January 30 5:30 pm
Talking with Children About Difference Saturday, February 11, 9:00 am