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“The child developing harmoniously and the adult improving himself at his side is a very exciting and attractive picture.”
- Dr. Maria Montessori
Online and Blended Course Design for Flipping the Classroom
Teacher Education and Mentoring program (TEAM)
MTCNE recently relocated to historic Butterworth Hall on the University of Hartford Asylum Avenue Campus. Butterworth Hall, formerly known as The Seaverns House, designed by the firm of Goodwin, Bullard & Woolsey, was built in 1917 on a rise at 1265 Asylum Avenue. It was the home of Charles F.T. Seaverns, who taught Greek and Latin at Hartford High School, and his wife Mary Hillyer Seaverns, a granddaughter of Rev. Horace Bushnell. The property’s original landscape plan was designed by Olmsted Associates.
In 1958, the Seaverns estate became the campus of the Hartford College for Women (HCW), which then became part of the University of Hartford. The house served as administrative offices for HCW after it was purchased and donated to the college by Paul Butterworth. The 100 hundred year old mansion now serves as MTCNE’s main training facility and is conveniently located in Hartford’s west end. It is in walking distance to beautiful Elizabeth Park, the Hartford History Museum and many great restaurants.
MTCNE Boston Area Satellite Center
Children’s Own School
86 Main Street
Winchester, MA 01890
Children’s Own School will be home to the MTCNE Boston Area Satellite Course starting in the summer of 2017. Children’s Own School was established in 1942 and has a long tradition of providing quality Montessori education in the Boston area suburbs. It is located in Winchester, MA, a quaint, classic New England town just 15 minutes north of Boston, MA. The school location is a 5 minute walk to the Boston Commuter Train stop and steps away from local stores and restaurants that create the small town setting for this additional MTCNE location.
MTCNE New York City Satellite Center
SoHo Montessori School
73 Sullivan Street
New York City, NY 10012
SoHo Montessori School will be home to the MTCNE New York City Satellite Course starting in the summer of 2017. SoHo Montessori School is a beautiful newly renovated facility. It is located in the vibrant SoHo neighborhood in Manhattan. Public transportation is steps away and being in Manhattan will offer the opportunity for students to enjoy all that New York City has to offer.
Summer Housing Options for MTCNE Training Courses
Tufts University – Boston Area Location
MTCNE students that are attending the Boston Area Satellite Location courses in Winchester, MA have a summer housing option at nearby Tufts University. Tufts is a 10-15 minute drive to our Winchester campus at Children’s Own School. Parking at Tufts is available to all students using this housing option. It is also on the bus or subway line which then connects to the commuter train that goes directly to the center of Winchester. Children’s Own School is then a short walk from the commuter train stop.
To view Housing Options visit the intern housing website. There you will find a brochure that has photos of the basic dorm rooms, and pricing options for single or double accommodations.
MTCNE is making this housing option available as a courtesy to our students but all housing applications and responsibility for the housing is handled directly through Tufts University. To apply for Tufts summer housing click on the link below. Enter your email to begin the registration process and select the option that best meets your needs and budget.
Students can also use a variety of websites to find alternative housing options in the Greater Hartford Area. Housing for MTCNE is the student’s responsibility, but we are happy to offer advice on locations or options. For housing assistance, please email or call Deb Van Wyngaarden at (860) 509-3687.