HMEI Early Childhood Education Course Calendar

2017-2018 Academic Year

  1. Period I – Foundational Development Period (self-paced)

    The requirements of this segment of the program will be provided to students upon acceptance to the Course. Students may proceed through the material at their own pace, but all requirements must be fulfilled prior to the start of Period II. Completion time estimated between 15 - 20 hours.

  2. Period II – Summer Academic Period (8 weeks)

    Monday, June 5, 2017 – Friday, August 4, 2017
    School Closed for the Week of July 3 – July 7, 2017
    Classes Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  3. Period III – Student Teaching Practicum Period (9 months)

    September 2017 to June 2018
    Minimum 3 hours/day, 5 mornings/week for the duration of the 9-month academic year.

  4. Practicum Year – Advanced Seminar – Fall Semester (3.5 days)

    Thursday, November 9, 2017  – Sunday, November 12, 2017
    Thursday, Friday, Saturday Classes 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday Class 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  5. Practicum Year – Advanced Seminar – Winter Semester (3.5 days)

    Thursday, January 25, 2018 – Sunday, January 28, 2018
    Thursday, Friday, Saturday Classes 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday Class 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  6. Practicum Year – Advanced Seminar – Spring Semester (3.5 days)

    Thursday, April 12, 2018 – Sunday, April 15, 2018
    Thursday, Friday, Saturday Classes 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday Class 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

NOTE: Fluency in English is necessary for the successful completion of the HMEI Early Childhood Program. All classes will be conducted in English; all coursework and homework assignments must be submitted in English.

Transfer of Credit
HMEI is unable to confer credit for Montessori training, education or experience that was acquired at other institutions. All credit hours for this Early Childhood Course must be earned at HMEI.