7 Weeks of Self-paced videos with an optional weekly live session to connect with other school leaders

Course opens June 8. Live sessions Jun. 18, 25, Jul. 9, 16, 23 30, Aug. 6th

Module One: An Introduction to Montessori Inclusive Schools 

  • The  Model for Montessori inclusion
  • The Path to Inclusion- an Overview
  • The Equity Social-Model of Dis-ability

Module Two: A Community of Belonging

  • Exploring your "Why"- vision & mission
  • Building a Strong Team :Communication, Collaboration, & Coordination
  • The  Key Elements of each Component for Successful Inclusion

Module Three: Guiding Our Staff for Successful Inclusion

  • Developing the Heart and Mind for Inclusion- overcoming resistance
  • Supporting Staff and Ourselves in Building Capacity- knowledge, strategies, tools

Module Four: Building the Structures for Inclusion

  • Responsive Guidance- Supportive Strategies for Positive Behaviors
  • Policies and Procedures to Support Inclusion

Module Five: Powerful Practices for Inclusion

  • The Physical Environment of Belonging
  • The Emotional & Social Environment of Belonging
  • The Instructional Environment of Belonging

Module Six: The Montessori Tiered System of Support

  • The Three Tiers for Progressive Support
  • The Team Process for Student Support
  • Observing, Planning, Designing, & Implementing an Individual Support Plan

Module Seven: 

  • Assessing Strengths and Areas for Growth
  • Prioritizing Goals and Developing Action Plans
  • Sharing the Work
  • Celebrating Successes

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Christine Lowry, M.Ed. & M.A.

Instructor Bio:

With two master’s degrees in special education and as a credentialed Montessori teacher, Christine has worked for many years with a range of diversity in a variety of settings including founding, directing, and teaching in two inclusive Montessori schools. With a focus on current research and evidence- based practices, she shares her knowledge with alignment to Montessori philosophy and pedagogy. Her areas of expertise include inclusive education for Montessori schools in supporting Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Sensory Processing disorder, behavior disorders, learning disabilities and developmental delays. Christine is well known for her online courses for school leaders and Montessori educators as they deepen their understanding with strategies and solutions for today’s classrooms.

Christine Lowry

Christine Lowry