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1-517-266-3415 ADMTEI 1257 E. Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, Michigan 49221
ADMTEI Offers Three Types of Workshops
Spring Workshop: One-Day Professional Development Opportunity

Join us each April or May for a day-long workshop on relevant topics for all early childhood educators.

# The 2019 workshop was held Saturday, April 27 #

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 is held 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.

When registration is open, you will find a registration link on this page.

Summer Workshop: Two-Day Workshop for Montessori Assistants

Attention teacher assistants, substitutes, and classroom volunteers! This popular workshop in August covers vital and relevant topics.

# The 2019 workshop was held Thursday and Friday, August 8 and 9 #

The goals are to:

  • present a systematic overview of Montessori Philosophy
  • present a systematic overview of child development
  • provide a deeper understanding of the Montessori learning environment
  • make the curriculum areas come alive for participants
  • provide the opportunity for participants to earn an Assistant Certificate

Held on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters in Adrian, Michigan, this two-day workshop provides 12 contact hours of instruction for professional development and a certificate of attendance.

When registration is open, you will find a registration link on this page.

"Made to Order" Workshop at Your Location

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 at 517-266-3415 or

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