Montessori Summer Institute


Summer 2015 - July 5-18, 2015

2015 Montessori Summer Institute Flyer

The Montessori Summer Institute is a unique professional growth opportunity for teachers of children ages three to nine years.

This intensive two-week enrichment program demonstrates how to use the resources of the child's own culture and environment for meaningful, ideal growth and development.

Hawai‘i, with its unique natural environment and rich cultural heritage, provides a wonderful model for place based and culturally appropriate practice, focusing on using resources in the child's world for meaningful hands-on experience.

Additionally, participants motivated towards an outreach experience are provided support in planning an outreach of their choice or qualify to join one of Chaminade's ongoing outreach programs.

The Montessori Summer Institute is offered by Chaminade University in collaboration with Star of the Sea Early Learning Center Peace Institute.

Education elective college credit or CEU's are available. Chaminade enrolled students may qualify for partial scholarship funding.

View a sample schedule for the Montessori Summer Institute. 

Please Note: The Montessori Summer Institute is a biennial event and will not be held in 2016.

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For additional information, please contact:
Jerry C. Richmond
Director, Montessori Summer Institute
Adjunct Faculty, Education Division
Chaminade University of Honolulu

Cost of Attendance

Program Tuition
$1,750 (includes breakfast and lunch)

Housing Accommodations
Housing application deadline: June 26, 2015
On-campus dorm suites, Double occupancy:
$45-$55 per night

Note: The Registration Deadline for the workshop is June 1st, 2015.

Course Credit Fee
For students electing to receive credit upon completion of courses
$68/credit hour ($204 per course)

Course Numbers
EDUC 768  / ED 410
EDUC 769  / ED 411