Endorsed by Curators:
As Montessori educators, we are adept at understanding the needs and tendencies of the children we serve. By "following the child" we are able to guide them toward normalization and the passion and discipline for life-long learning. Regrettably, we tend to be less skilled at understanding the needs and tendencies of the parents in our schools. As a result, we miss opportunities to learn more about the child through the window of the family; do not receive the kind of parent support at home and at school we desire; and end up losing families before their child has experienced the full scope of our program.
In this workshop, we will explore the following topics on parents relations, engagement, and retention: