ADMTEI offers three types of workshops:


Spring Workshop At ADMTEI

Join us each April or May for a day-long workshop on relevant topics for all early childhood educators. Topics change yearly, but have included:

  • Montessori's Unique Insights and Recent Brain Research Findings
  • Development of Self-Esteem in Young Children
  • Use of Positive Language in the Montessori Prepared Environment
  • Development of Morality in Young Children
  • The Spirituality of the Child and Teacher
  • Montessori's Essential Element: Normalization
  • Development of Empathy in Young Children
  • Fostering Children's Ability to Think & Problem-Solve


This workshop will be held on a Saturday in April or May on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters in Adrian, Michigan and provides 6 clock-hours of instruction for professional development. Open to all educators. 

For more information, please contact ADMTEI: Phone # (517) 266-3415 Email:


Summer Workshop At ADMTEI

Attention Teacher Assistants and those who wish to be one! Join us for a two-day workshop in August that covers vital and relevant topics. The goals of this workshop are:

  • To present a systematic overview of Montessori Philosophy
  • To present a systematic overview of Child Development
  • To provide a deeper understanding of the Montessori Learning Environment
  • To make the curriculum areas come alive for participants
  • To provide the opportunity for participants to earn an Assistant Certificate


This workshop provides 12 contact hours of instruction for professional development and a certificate of attendance. Cost is approximately $200 (discount for registering by August 1st and for group registrations). For more information, please contact ADMTEI: Phone # (517) 266-3415 Email:


"Made To Order" Workshop At Your Facility

Montessori Administrators: do you struggle to provide high-quality, relevant professional development for your staff? ADMTEI can help! Our experienced staff can visit your school and provide a custom-made workshop that will bring parents into the school and give teachers a solid foundation for observation and Montessori philosophy.

Montessori teacher-educator Sister Leonor Esnard will bring to your classroom over 35 years of knowledge & experience with real-life solutions.
List of Topics:

  • Fostering Moral Development in Young Children
  • Development of Self-Discipline
  • Development of Internal Motivation in Children
  • Montessori Education & Brain Research
  • Fantasy Play and Montessori Education
  • Developing Spirituality in Teachers
  • Peace Education: Theory and Practice


For more information and pricing, please contact ADMTEI: Phone #(517) 266-3415 Email: