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Center for Montessori Advancement

Professional Development for Educators in Delaware and Beyond

Welcome to the Center for Montessori Advancement (CMA) at Wilmington Montessori School. CMA is dedicated to making Montessori more accessible to children, educators and families.

The center offers professional development opportunities for educators throughout the year. While our programs are Montessori-based, they are also appropriate for educators who teach in traditional schools and child-care facilities.

Upcoming Workshops

Improv Strategies for Montessori Teachers
January 23, 2020, 7 p.m.
Wilmington Montessori School

In this workshop, presenters Sara and Dan Stabb will introduce you to the fundamentals of improvisation to enhance both your communication and in-classroom lessons. Through interactive improv exercises, you will learn how to actively listen, engage and authentically respond to students, colleagues and parents alike. In a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere, you will discover new ways to follow the child.

About the presenters:
Sara Stabb has been involved in Montessori education since 2003. She completed her infant/toddler AMS certification and has a master's degree in education. She has served on an AMS reaccreditation committee and has worked as a field consultant for the Montessori Institute for Teacher Education. She currently works at First State Montessori Academy in a K/1 classroom. 

Dan Stabb is a Wilmington-based improvisational performer, teacher and facilitator. He has directed and performed with various improv troupes for over 15 years and currently performs with Fearless Improv in Wilmington. Prior to Fearless, Dan was a performer and the artistic director for Better Than Bacon, an award-winning troupe based in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Dan teaches improv courses at various local theaters and schools, and facilitates workshops for companies and educational groups on how improv can positively impact our day-to-day lives.

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