Cincinnati Montessori Secondary Teacher Education Program



When planning your summers, note that courses are fairly sequential and that training may happen in as few as 2 summers and one school year, or over 3 summers with the practicum year taking place the summer after the Curriculum Development course is taken.

Sequence of Courses


Overview – This is an on-line course and can be completed at the adult learner’s convenience. It is recommended, though not required, that this course be completed before the first summer.

Summer 1 and/or 2:

Introduction to Curriculum

Erdkinder (summer 1 or 2)
Curriculum Development with Paideia Seminar (summer 1 or 2)

Practicum Year:

Fall and Winter Intensives
Year-long Project

Final Summer (2 or 3)

Pedagogy of Place
Structure and Organization

Practicum Year Schedule: 2017-2018

  • Site Visits to individual classrooms – TBD
  • Fall Intensive – Thursday, November 16, 2017 starting at 7:00 p.m. to Monday, November 20, 2017 ending at noon. (No flights out before 2:30 p.m.)
  • Winter Intensive – Thursday, February 15, 2018 starting at 7:00 p.m.through Monday, February 19, 2018 ending at noon. (No flights out before 2:30 p.m.)

Secondary I-II Program Schedule: 2017-2018

All classes (with noted exceptions) are scheduled from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Please click on a course or event listing below for more detailed information.

Summer 1 Classes = Course listing sidebars are blue.

Summer 2 Classes = Course listing sidebars are orange.

Events for ALL Adult Learners = Event listing sidebars are black.

For a printable calendar, please see the ‘Downloads’ page.

february 2018

15feb - 19feb 157:00 pmfeb 19Winter Intensive

june 2018

24jun - 29jun 242:00 pmjun 29Pedagogy of Place
24jun3:00 pm- 7:00 pmOrientation
25jun - 29jun 258:00 amjun 29Philosophy

july 2018

1jul - 53:00 pmjul 5- 2:00 pmErdkinder (Group B)
2jul - 12jul 28:00 amjul 12Structure & Organization
2jul - 6jul 28:00 amjul 6Introduction to Curriculum (Group A)
8jul - 12jul 88:00 amjul 12Introduction to Curriculum (Group B)
8jul - 12jul 83:00 pmjul 12Erdkinder (Group A)
16jul - 27jul 168:00 amjul 27Curriculum Development

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