Employee Training

There are several topics that the state of Michigan requires all employees to have within 3 months of hire.  You have the choice to take the miregistry course through the state which is provided in the link below or to continue below and take individual trainings set up by Novi Woods Montessori.

  1.  If you want to do the Michigan miregistry training (2 modules that are 4 hours each) go to:  miregistry course
  2.  If you want to do the Novi Woods trainings, click on the links below:

Novi Woods Training:

Each training has a link.  Click on the link and complete the training (some are videos, some are articles).  Then find the training certificate in your packet and complete the questions.  Turn the certificate in to the office in the black bin behind the director’s desk.

#1 Blood-borne pathogen training  (30 minutes)

#2 Infant Safe Sleep (1 hour) You must make an account and be able to print the certificate.  If not able to print, see the Director to do this training at school.

#3 Prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (30 minutes) 

#4 Prevention of Shaken baby Syndrome training, abusive head trauma and child maltreatment (20 minutes)  

#5  Child Development (1 hour) login:  apullukat and password:  Pinktower333.  Learn about Maria Montessori’s vision of the stages of child development and how you can develop an environment and activities both at home and at school to meet the emerging needs of each stage.  Watch the training and print the certificate when complete.

#6 Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (including immunizations)  (45 minutes)  

#7 Administration of Medication [Consistent with Standards for Parental Consent]  (30 minutes)

#8 Prevention and Response to emergencies due to Food and Allergic Reactions (30 minutes) 

#9 Building and Physical Premises Safety, Including Identification of and Protection from Hazards, Bodies of Water, and Vehicular Traffic (30 minutes) 

#10 Emergency Preparedness and Response Training (30 minutes) 

#11 Handling and Storage of Hazardous Materials Training and the Appropriate Disposal of Bio-Contaminants  (30 minutes). 

#12 Recognition and Reporting Child Abuse and/or Neglect (30 minutes) 

Novi Woods Orientation (1.5 hours) Must review with the Director & Lead Teachers

The trainings above total 8.5 hours.  16 hours of training is required per year (July – June).

Novi Woods In-Service Training (Videos)

Other Training

Child Development & Montessori (45 minutes) Watch the training video and complete Read the packet and complete these Review Questions

Child Development & Positive Discipline (20 minutes) Read the packet and complete these Review Questions

Child Development & Infant and Toddler Guidelines (30 minutes) Read the packet and complete these Review Questions

Child Development & Classroom Management (10 minutes) Read the packet and complete Read the packet and complete these Review Questions

Child Development & Defiant child (15 minutes) Read the packet and complete Read the packet and complete these Review Questions

Child Development & Montessori Assistant Roles (20 minutes) Read the packet and complete Read the packet and complete these Review Questions

Child Development & 5 Reasons to stop saying good job (30 minutes) Read the article and answer these Review Questions

Montessori in the Classroom (10 minutes) and print the Certificate

The Adult in the Montessori Classroom (30 minutes)

Montessori Inspired Learning Activities (20 minutes)