Programs

Infant/Toddler Program ( 0 - 3 Years )

The first two years of life are the most important. Observations prove that small children are endowed with special psychic powers, and point to new ways of drawing them out, "literally educating by cooperating with nature." So here begins the new path, wherein it will not be the professor who teaches the child but the child who teaches the professor - Dr. Maria Montessori

Note: Infant-Toddler students without Montessori Early Childhood training from a MACTE accredited training center must complete the Early Childhood Overview course components, which are available online. Students can enter into the course in September, or January by completing Philosophy/Child Development and portions of the Toddler Pedagogy online. Students are required to complete the course through in-residence participation at our Omaha campus. Students or staff who determine students have not successfully completed the online components will be required to attend the make-up sessions during the summer, in-residence. Students may seek undergraduate credits from Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE.

Infant-Toddler Online Schedule
EC Overview/Philosophy (online weekly),
Sep 7 - Oct 18, 2017 or Jan 4 - Feb 14, 2018
Child Development
Oct 19 - Nov 15, 2017 or July 5-30, 2018
Toddler Pedagogy (online weekly)
Feb 15 - Mar 21, 2018

Required In - Residence Schedule
Jun 13 – June 30, 2018

Practicum and Seminars
Monthly online discussion and participation in online seminars
Sep 2018 - May 2019

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