Miami, Florida

Courses

Early Childhood (3-6)

The Early Childhood program is designed to provide an authentic, quality Montessori course for Adult Learners seeking on becoming early childhood credentialed teachers.  The program has been designed to follow the principles and practices of the Montessori philosophy.

Year Round Program

Dates for the 2021–2022 Early Childhood Course:

Fall/Winter/Spring Weekly Classes: Meets Thursdays and Saturday (Four Thursdays and most Saturdays)

August 21, 2021 – June 18, 2022

Elementary I-II (6-12)

The Elementary I-II program is designed to provide an authentic, quality Montessori course for Adult Learners seeking on becoming elementary I-II credentialed teachers.  The program has been designed to follow the principles and practices of the Montessori philosophy.

Year Round Program

Dates for the 2021–2022 Elementary I-II Course:

Overview: July 22 – July 26 Early Childhood Overview (Only for those without an early childhood credential)

Program Orientation Session/Summer Phase I   July 26, 2021 – August 6, 2021

Fall/Winter/Spring Weekly Classes: Meets Thursday and Saturday (Four Thursdays and most Saturdays)

September 5, 2021 – May 21, 2022

Summer Phase II (EII component):

June 7 – July 9, 2021

 

Teacher Assistant Training

The Teacher Assistant Training is designed to provide an authentic, quality Montessori introduction course for those seeking on becoming Teacher Assistants in Montessori environments or for those seeking to learn more about the Montessori method.

2020 Fall Courses meeting Five consecutive Thursdays from September to October

 

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ICMS Programs

Our programs are designed to meet the needs of adult learners that work year round and are seeking the flexibility of a year round program. We offer courses on Saturdays, year round, from August to June. During this year of course work the adult learner will also be in the classroom implementing what they learn each week. Giving them the opportunity to complete their Practicum/Internship at the same time.

Principles and Practices Introduced

Principles and practices introduced to the Adult Learner during the course, but not limited to:

  • Preparation of the environment.
  • Use of the Montessori materials in the early childhood or elementary environment.
  • Leadership skills such as observation of children, record keeping, assisting students in becoming independent and life long-learners, and parent-school partnerships.
  • Developmental stages of development and sensitive periods.
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