The Michigan Montessori Society strives to conduct two educational workshops each year. Traditionally, these are scheduled on the first Saturday of November and the second Saturday of March. However, the specific dates are set each year according to the availability of the guest speakers. The workshops are designed to meet the needs of both teachers and parents.
Fall 2013 Conference
Speaker: Dee Coulter, EdD
Date: Saturday November 2, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Management Education Center
Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
811 West Square Lake Road
Troy, MI 48098
Schedule for the day:
8:30-9 a.m. Registration/Coffee
9 a.m.- noon Morning session
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch on site (included)
1-3 p.m. Afternoon session
Dee is a nationally recognized neuroscience educator, known for her unique ability to present complex ideas in clear and humorous ways that are useful for educators. She has a master's degree in special education from the University of Michigan and a doctorate in neurological studies and holistic education from the University of Northern Colorado. Her background includes 14 years in the classroom as a special education teacher and director of programs, including an alternative school for dropouts. She was also on the faculty of Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado for 20 years where she applied brain research to education issues in her college courses.