Resources

Courses & certifications

Grow as an educator in the home and/or classroom.

8-week course on Charlotte Mason’s Living ideas

CORE teacher training

Conversations on Relational Education is an 8-week online teacher-training class. You will join a small cohort of educators for a rigorous study of Mason’s ideas and to learn and discuss what they look like in practice. Registration for the fall term now open!

  • Gain confidence in Mason’s core principles and methods to implement them in your context.
  • Grow in understanding the “why” behind Mason’s methods.
  • Discuss practical strategies for lesson planning, teacher prep, scheduling, and classroom management.
  • Interact with other Mason educators and experts to glean encouragement and insight.

Become Charlotte Mason Certified® (CMC)

Basic and Advanced Teacher Certification

Educators looking for a Charlotte Mason certification can complete either the Basic or Advanced Certificate at their own pace by fulfilling a standard set of qualifications. These include readings, courses, written papers, and observation.

Certificates are tailored for the general Mason educator desiring to learn and apply more deeply the principles and practices of Mason’s relational education in homes and classrooms. Click on either of the certificates to read more.

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Dr Jack Beckman about Blue Open Door

Become Charlotte Mason Trained® (CMT)

Blue Open Door program

Beginning fall of 2023, Blue Open Door, brings a course of study for aspiring and active teachers and educational leaders in Charlotte Mason-based schools. It is an intentional 14-month course of study offered in an online format and focused on bringing Charlotte Mason’s principles and practices to bear on two key roles in school contexts – teachers and school leaders. It is designed to be challenging and rigorous in terms of thinking and pedagogy.

The program consists of seven content-based 6-week courses over 11 months with a Capstone Culmination project lasting approximately 3 months. Studies lead to a CMI renewable Certificate as a Charlotte Mason Trained® teacher.