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Friday, March 23 • 8:00am - 9:15am
Parent–Infant Programs: How to Start One—and Why

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If you would like to make a life-changing difference for families in just a few hours per week, this workshop is for you! You will learn what a parent-infant program is and how it can provide parents with essential child-rearing skills as they, along with a teacher, observe their children actively exploring and discovering. You will come away with concrete ideas for setting up a parent-infant program, along with copious ideas for topics for discussion with parents.


Elizabeth Houghtaling

Elizabeth Houghtaling is a parent/infant child guide at Montessori Country School in Bainbridge Island, WA. A member of the first cohort group of AMS’s Emerging Leaders Fellowship Program, she recently developed and implemented a Montessori parent/infant program in Washington.
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Susan Tracy McDaniel

Parenting Coach, Learning Together Education
Susan Tracy McDaniel, MEd, is director of Learning Together Education, a Montessori parent-coaching and education organization, in Barrington, IL. AMS-credentialed (Infant & Toddler). AMI-credentialed (Assistants to Infancy).
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Melody Patton

Head of School, School in the Woods Montessori
Melody Patton, MBA, is head of School in the Woods Montessori in Denver, CO and a member of the AMS Teacher Education Action Commission. AMS-credentialed (Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood).

Friday March 23, 2018 8:00am - 9:15am
Plaza AB Plaza Concourse Level

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