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MPS Montessori Summit

Saturday, February 8, 2020 1–4 p.m.

Edward A. MacDowell Montessori School, 6415 W. Mount Vernon Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53213


  • Montessori teacher training – The Montessori Institute of Milwaukee (AMI-accredited) and Seton Montessori Institute (AMS-accredited) will provide information and training resources.
  • Parking – Park in the Juneau playfield parking lot directly across from MacDowell on Mount Vernon Avenue across from the school.
  • Childcare – Camp MacDowell will serve a snack and host activities for school-aged children. Parents will be asked to sign children in/out and provide a photo ID.
  • Questions – Email

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1:00–2:30 p.m. Glass Classroom Observation

Tour glass classrooms staffed by teachers and students from MPS Montessori schools. See what a typical day is like in the Montessori environment at all levels — primary, lower elementary, upper elementary, early adolescence, and high school. Trained MPS Montessori teachers will be on hand in question-and-answer rooms to provide additional information and to answer questions.

2:45–4:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

Montessori 101 – This session is for new or prospective families and will provide an overview of the primary materials and methodology of the Montessori curriculum.

Montessori 202 – This session is a more in-depth look at Montessori materials and includes hands-on work with Montessori materials.

Montessori Training – Various Montessori training centers, including MPS University, the Montessori Institute of Milwaukee, Alverno College, UW–River Falls, and Seton Montessori Institute, will provide information and training resources.


Abigail Rausch
Montessori Coordinator

Phone: 414-475-8571

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