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2021 MACTE Symposium

December 2 & 3, 2021

Channeling Difficult Times into Positive Energy

This year, the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE), brings you the 8th Symposium for Montessori teacher educators on December 2 & 3, 2021.

This event draws Montessori educators from around the world and is an opportunity for program directors, faculty, heads of schools, and national organizations to discuss topics relevant to Montessori educator preparation.

 

2021 Schedule of Events

Times listed are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Pre-Symposium

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1st

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MACTE Board Meeting

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Board meeting with Recognized Montessori Organization Leaders

2021 MACTE Symposium

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2nd

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Welcoming Remarks

John Hunter, Founder and Developer of the World Peace Game

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

What We’re Listening For: Where Advocacy and Self-Care Meet

Peter Mishler, Author and High School Educator

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Importance of Accreditation and What Recognition by the National Workforce Registry Alliance (NWRA) Means to your Graduates

MACTE Staff and Dr. Kimberlee Belcher-Badal, NWRA Executive Director

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Table Talks

(more information here)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3rd

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Your Emotions Matter When Teaching Young Children Emotional Intelligence

Dr. Craig Bailey, Director and Assistant Professor at Yale University

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Windows, Mirrors and Sliding Glass Doors: Creating Schools & Classrooms Where LGBTQ+ Students, Families and Educators are Affirmed and Thrive

Kim Phillips-Knope, Co-Director of Roots of Change

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

MACTE Annual Awards Ceremony

(more information here)

Continuing the Conversation

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Lenses on Inclusion Webinar

Session 1 

Presented by Catherine Nehring Massie & Barbara Luborsky

TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Lenses on Inclusion Webinar

Session 2 

Presented by Christine Lowry