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 2017

16feb - 20feb 167:00 pmfeb 20Winter Intensive

june 2017

25jun - 30jun 252:00 pmjun 30Pedagogy of Place
25jun3:00 pm- 7:00 pmOrientation
26jun - 30jun 268:00 amjun 30Philosophy

july 2017

2jul - 6jul 23:00 pmjul 6Erdkinder (Group B)
3jul - 7jul 38:00 amjul 7Introduction to Curriculum (Group A)
3jul - 13jul 38:00 amjul 13Structure & Organization
7jul4:00 pm- 6:00 pmMoving On Ceremony
9jul - 13jul 93:00 pmjul 13Erdkinder (Group A)
10jul - 14jul 108:00 amjul 14Introduction to Curriculum (Group B)
17jul - 28jul 178:00 amjul 28Curriculum Development

november 2017

16nov - 20nov 167:00 pmnov 20Fall Intensive

february 2018

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

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