Montessori Institute of San Diego
Montessori Institute of San Diego
La Jolla, California, U.S.A.

Birth to Six Q&A 

Alejandra Rosas
Cristina De Leon

   Tuesday 4/25, 5:00 pm

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Do you work with infants, toddlers, or young children?   Join us for Birth to Six Q&A, a live webinar guided by your questions.  Our panelists are Cristina De Leon and Alejandra Rosas, two MISD faculty with decades of Montessori experience and an abiding love for children.

Birth to Six Q&A
Tuesday, 4/25/17, 5:00-6:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Topics may include:
  • Toys?  Why or why not
  • Ideal home environments for a newborn
  • Toilet learning ("potty training")
  • What to wear: clothing for very young children
  • Tips for supporting a child's development of movement and language
  • Observing the child objectively
  • Bilingual immersion
  • How to become an AMI-certified Montessori educator 
  • And more!

Space is limited.  For priority consideration, submit questions ahead of time to  


Alejandra Rosas
Alejandra Rosas
AMI Auxilliary Trainer, Infancy

Alejandra Rosas holds an A.S. in Puericulture from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara (UAG) and a B.A. in Early Childhood Education from the Secretaria de Educacion Publica (SEP) in Mexico. She received her AMI Primary diploma from the Centro Internazionale Montessori di Perugia, Italy in 1996 and her AMI Assistants to Infancy diploma from the Montessori Institute of San Diego in 2004. Ms. Rosas has over 15 years of experience working as a Montessori Guide, and she is now in the AMI Training of Trainers Program for the Assistants to Infancy level.

Cristina De Leon Cristina A. De León M.
AMI Trainer, Primary

Ms. De Leon has been an integral part of the training staff at MISD since 2003 and currently serves as the Primary Trainer. She holds a B.A. in Clinical Psychology from Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior in Tijuana, Mexico, a Masters in Pedagogy from State University of Pedagogy Studies and an M.Ed. from Loyola University Maryland, in addition to AMI Primary and Elementary diplomas. Prior to joining MISD, she worked for five years as a Primary guide at Scripps Montessori School. Ms. De Leon also works as an AMI international examiner and trains at the Primary level in Argentina. 

Online Resources

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Upcoming LIVE Webinar
  • Tue 5/9 @ 5:00 p.m.:  Primary Q&A   (age 3-6) Cristina De Leon
Free Recordings
On-Demand Professional Development
  • Student Life at MISD
  • MISD Student Perspective: Maria Nesterova
  • MISD Student Perspective: Sok Lim Than
  • MISD Summer 2016

Become a Montessori Educator!

  • Assistants to Infancy, birth-3 (Summer)
  • Primary, 3-6 (Academic Year)
  • Birth to Six (A-I + Primary = 14 months)
  • Elementary, 6-12 (Summer)
    • Foundation Course options in Summer 2017 OR Summer 2018.  Elementary Course begins in 2018.