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Professional Development for Teacher Assistants

Friday, March 23 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Presenters: Melanie Driskill, Angela Boley, Gary S. Bowman, Mickey Slamkowski

Target Audience: Administrators, Teacher Educators

This workshop will provide a structure for starting your own program of professional development for teacher assistants—an endeavor that can benefit everyone in your school community. Discover how to define roles, help assistants develop stronger relationships with lead teachers and students, and empower assistants to take on meaningful responsibilities that lead to greater satisfaction and career investment.

About the Presenters

Melanie Driskill

Melanie Driskill, MEd, is a teacher for the California Montessori Project in Sacramento, CA. AMS-credentialed (Elementary I–II).

Angela Boley

Angela Boley, MA, is dean of students at California Montessori Project in Carmichael, CA. AMS-credentialed (Elementary I–II). NCME-credentialed (Early Childhood).

Gary S. Bowman

Gary S. Bowman, MSEd, is executive director of the California Montessori Project, in Carmichael, CA, and a member of the AMS Board of Directors.

Mickey Slamkowski

Mickey Slamkowski is program director at the California Montessori Project in Carmichael, CA, and a member of the AMS School Accreditation Commission. NCME-credentialed (Early Childhood).

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