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DERS/MEFS Opportunity

DERS/MEFS Opportunity

Dear IMC Members, The International Montessori Council (IMC) is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to our member schools. We are developing a consortium of schools in partnership with the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector (NCMPS). IMC member schools who agree to participate in this research-based project will benefit in a variety […]

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Webcast: A Montessori-Based Multi-Tiered System of Support: Challenges of Behavior and Learning Part 2 of 3

Join Christine Lowry as we continue our series. Part I in our 3 part series gave an overview of the school-wide Multi-Tiered System of Support specific to Montessori schools, large and small, private and public. This system view gives us a concrete way to minimize challenges and support all of our students in an optimal […]

Webcast: Helping Montessori Schools Understand Autism and Executive Functionin

Webcast: Structure That is Not Stifling: Encouraging Teachers to Exercise Autonomy Within a Framework of the School’s Educational Vision, Staff Social Norms, and Standards of Montessori Practice

In a recent article in Harvard Business Review, “Structure That’s Not Stifling,” author Ranjay Gulati writes, “Leaders know they need to give people room to be their best, to pursue unconventional ideas, and to make smart decisions in the moment. But here’s the problem: Executives have trouble resolving the tension between employee empowerment and operational […]

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Webcast: Measuring What Matters: MEFS and DERS

Research continues to confirm the outcomes that really matter for children: executive function, linguistic and cultural fluency, and social-emotional development. Join us this week as Jackie Cossentino explains how the DERS (Developmental Environmental Rating Scale) and MEFS (Minnesota Executive Function Scale) can help our teachers and schools. Jackie oversees the development of evidence-based tools for evaluation, assessment, […]

Webcast: Helping Montessori Schools Understand Autism and Executive Functionin

Webcast: How to Use Your Website to Increase Enrollment and Reduce Administrative Workload

Jono Landon of Hubbli presented this webinar focusing on the best way to organize information on a website to increase school tours and open house attendance. We also discussed how a website can be used to improve parent engagement and reduce administrative workload.

Webcast: Helping Montessori Schools Understand Autism and Executive Functionin

Webcast: Virgin Islands Montessori School; Preparing and Recovering from a Natural Disaster

Join Michael Bornn, Head of School, native Virgin Islander with over 25 years in operational leadership, financial management and construction oversight. Hear his story of preparation and recovery from two major hurricanes less than one year ago. There are lessons for all of us in preparing for the inevitable as well as the unexpected!

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Webcast: How to Emancipate Yourself From the Drudgery of School Management Busy-Work

In this webinar, Jono Landon from Hubbli, focused on strategic ways of using school management technology to substantially reduce office paperwork and free up hours from the drudgery of the daily, remedial, school office busy-work. He also talked about a manageable, and incremental approach for transitioning a school from old-school management processes to the most […]