I was born and raised in Chicago. I'm so jealous! I wish I could attend! For those of you in the Chicago land area, here is a wonderful opportunity:
At Home with Montessori Workshop in Chicago
At Home with Montessori Parent Night with Author Patricia Oriti
Friday, March 13th, 2009 - 7pm
3748 W. Montrose Ave
Gateway Montessori is holding a parent education night with the author of At Home with Montessori.. She will be talking about Montessori principles and how to integrate those into your home and family life. Patricia Oriti is an internationally recognized parent educator and school adviser with over 35 years of Montessori experience. She is the author of At Home with Montessori, a popular parent resource.While the parent education nights at Gateway are typically just for parents of currently enrolled students, we'd like to invite the public to join us for this special speaker - adults only, please.Please rsvp to email@example.com by 3/6/09 so we can estimate the number of attendees.
"These words reveal the child's inner needs: Help me to do it alone." - Maria Montessori
You can find the book, At Home with Montessori with accompanying DVD at the NAMTA website.