"Thus it will be seen that the work of the Atrium would be a much broader thing than merely 'teaching the child his catechism' - It will be like a surrounding and pervading atmosphere in which they will live and move and have their being." - Dr. Maria Montessori, "The Child in the Church"
led by formation leaders faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church,
formation leaders are trained at all three levels for both the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) and the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS),
strongly emphasizes Dr. Maria Montessori's discoveries of the child,
incorporates information on recent discoveries in the field of child brain development,
includes 10 hours of observation in a parochial AMI Catholic Montessori school, with its established Atria for children ages 3-6 and 6-12, and its Montessori work environments for children ages 18-36 months and 3-6 and 6-12 years,
over 100 hours of formation,
continuing education and formation through spiritual retreats, material making nights, lectures, and
free auditing of formation courses for those individuals who have previously taken that course from MCCI.
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