Washington Montessori School will offer talks on the development of boys Jan. 29 in New Milford and Jan. 30 Washington.

“It’s a Boy” will focus on nature versus nurture and feature advice on raising happy, healthy and successful men, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. at Makery Coworking at 20 Bank St. in New Milford.

Registration is available at http://www.washingtonmontessori.org/parented/.

“Maria's Edge: Boys in Montessori” will be the focus of the program Jan. 30 at Washington Montessori School at 240 Litchfield Turnpike.

that will explore the nature and nurture of boys.

Montessori educator Biff Maier, M.Ed., will lead the workshops. He holds a B.A. in psychology, a M.A. in education and Montessori teaching credentials for ages 3-12.

He is the director of faculty and curriculum development at Lexington Montessori School, Lexington, Mass., where he also teaches upper elementary students.

For more information, call 860-868-0551, ext. 2161.