Upcoming Montessori Parent Events

Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. Reading the book is not a prerequisite for participating in the discussion. Guests welcome! Please RSVP to Lynn Lillard Jessen at 847.295.8338.

Morning Discussion: Friday, May 18, 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Evening Discussion: Tuesday, May 22, 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

Montessori from the Start Programs

We invite you to participate in Forest Bluff School's Montessori From the Start programs. These programs serve as a solid foundation for your child's earliest years and provide an excellent introduction to Montessori education and the goals of Forest Bluff School. You will gain a deeper understanding of your child's self-formation and have an opportunity to to meet other parents with children of similar ages.

*Please note: with the exception of the Newborn Series and Home Consultations, all Montessori Parent Events at Forest Bluff School are free of charge.

Newborn Series

The Newborn Series is a three-part educational program for expectant parents and parents with newborns. Topics include: the physical care of your newborn, preparing the home environment, and aiding the development of movement and cognition. Babies welcome!

Spring 2018

Saturday, April 28, 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 12, 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 19, 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Morning Lecture Series

*Intended for parents of children ages birth through age three  

Spring 2018
Developing Concentration as a Foundation of Character
Thursday, April 26, 8:45-9:45 a.m.
Learning with Resilience 
Thursday, May 10, 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Parent and Child Series

*Intended for parents accompanied by their children ages birth through 15 months. Times vary according to child's age:

Ages 12-15 months 8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. Ages newborn-12 months 10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 3

*Guests are welcome to attend Forest Bluff Montessori Parent Events. Please RSVP to Lynn Lillard Jessen at 847.295.8338 

Forest Bluff School Calendars

Click here to view the 2017-2018 Forest Bluff School academic calendar.
Click here to view the 2017-2018 Forest Bluff School event calendar.        
(Please note: Most of our Montessori Parent Events are not included in these PDFs. Please periodically check this page for Montessori From the Start dates, Inside the Elementary Presentations, Book Discussion dates, and more)