Association Institute Montessori Bulgaria organises the first AMI Certification Course for Assistants 3-6 in Sofia in September 2019. This training is designed to help interested adults become able assistants in a Montessori Children’s House and support the child development between 3 and 6 years of age.
The course will be led by Nadya Stolbova who is originally from Russia, but has lived in Munich, Germany since 2005 where she received her Montessori Primary Diploma. She has also the traditional German Kindergarten Teacher Degree as well as University Studies for Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Kirow, Russia. Nadya spent more than 12 years working as a Classroom Director, School Administrator, Consultant and Lecturer in Montessori 3-6 Classes as well as Assistant of Trainer in the Montessori Adult Education MAE GmbH.
In 2018 she became an AMI Montessori aux. Trainer Status for ages 3-6 and since then has been directing the AMI 3-6 Assistants Courses in Latvia and Estonia. In 2019 Nadya began assisting on the Montessori Primary Course at Higher School of the Montessori Method in St Petersburg, Russia, in order to complete her training of trainers program under the Direction of Madlena Ullrich and Gretchen Hall. Also she had the privilege of doing some of that training under Maria Roth in Munich, Germany, and under Marja-Leena Tyrväinen, Ulla Wikefeldt and Barbro Stenlund in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The main objective of the Institute Montessori Bulgaria is to support the further qualification of teachers so that they can apply the overall Montessori philosophy in their day-to-day methodology. Throughout the years, the Institute has periodically organized training courses by inviting some of the world-renowned leaders in the Montessori community to speak for lecturers, ensuring high quality training and enabling Bulgarian teachers to better reach the qualifications of their foreign counterparts.
The first AMI Classroom Assistants Certificate Children’s House (3-6) in Sofia led by Nadya Stolbova will be conducted between 30 Sept and 12 Oct 2019. The course will be given in English with translation in Bulgarian language.