Montessori Professional Development

Become a leading Montessori educator—participate in our upcoming workshops.


Professional Development Workshops

Earn CEUs, Parent Aware DEVELOP hours, and AMS continuing education hours.


  • July 24

    Creating an Observation Cycle

    Audience: School Administration, Instructional Coaches

    Teachers are our biggest unit of change in schools. In this workshop we will learn about best practices in the teacher observation cycle and share out teacher observation systems to support instructional practices in the Montessori classroom. We will also spend time to create an observation process for your site and practice difficult conversations.

    Although technology is not required, you may want to bring your laptop so that you can work on your observation plan.

    When: Tuesday, July 24, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
    Where: St. Catherine University, St. Paul Campus, Advanced Montessori Center in Our Lady of Victory Chapel, LL Room 17
    Cost: $90
    Instructor: Sarah Hassebroek, EdS. AMS 6-12


  • July 25

    Supporting the Whole Child: Supporting Social Emotional Learning through an Anti-Bullying Lens

    Audience: Classroom Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Behavior Support

    In this workshop we deepen our understanding of how to support the Social Emotional needs of all our students. From the reluctant worker, to the student who is quick to anger - we will work through challenging situations and how to best meet our students where they are. Please bring RSVP with challenging situations for us to discuss and work through.

    When: Wednesday, July 25, 9 a.m.– 3 p.m.
    Where: St. Catherine University, St. Paul Campus, Advanced Montessori Center in Our Lady of Victory Chapel, LL Room 17
    Cost: $90
    Instructor: Sarah Hassebroek, EdS. AMS 6-12


  • August 1 and 2

    Montessori 101

    Explore the fundamental theories of Montessori education, experience the dynamic environment of the Montessori classroom, and get your questions about the practical application of Montessori philosophy answered.

    Two Day Workshop: Wednesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 2, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
    Where: St. Catherine University, St. Paul Campus, Fontbonne Hall, Room 210
    Cost: $180
    Instructors: Sarah Hassebroek, EdS. AMS 6-12, Teresa Ripple, MAED AMS 3-6, and Liv Christensen, M.Ed. AMI 3-6


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