Professional Development Center

ECE 511 Classroom Leadership and Environmental Design in an Early Childhood Montessori Classroom

Course Number: ECE 511
Course Title: Classroom Leadership and Environmental Design in an Early Childhood Montessori Classroom
Class #: TBA
Dates: July 14-18, 2014
Times: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Winfield Children’s House,161 Field Road, Falmouth, Maine
Faculty: Catherine Martin, and Michelle Vogel, Co-Directors, Maine Montessori Institute and Winfield Children’s House
Credit: Three (3) Graduate Credits
Tuition/Fees: $1,284.00 (Maine Resident)
Registration Form: Click Here (pdf) or call 780-5055

This course covers Montessori's theory of the interrelated curriculum, as it relates to strategies of classroom leadership and strategies that gain the child's confidence, cooperation and attention, thereby helping to develop a pattern of respect for authority. Environmental design techniques that can be applied to the physical environment and their application to classroom management are also discussed. Prerequisites: Open to matriculated students in the Montessori Early Childhood Teacher Education Program (MECTEP), or by instructor permission. Cr. 3.

For more information about the Montessori Early Childhood Teacher Education Program (MECTEP) please visit: http://usm.maine.edu/teacher-education/msed-teaching-and-learning-montessori-early-childhood-teacher-education-program-me