The Training Courses
Montessori Primary Teacher Training Course
The next 3-summer primary course starts July, 2018.
A summer format requires six weeks attendance the first summer, eight weeks the second summer and four weeks attendance the third summer. Students do classroom observation and student teaching during the interim winter periods and attend two mid-winter seminars. With the successful passing of comprehensive oral and written examinations, the course culminates in graduation and the awarding of the coveted 3-6 AMI diploma.
During the course, students are introduced to all the materials, the classroom strategies for guiding young children, the educational philosophy and the developmental psychology of Dr. Maria Montessori. Along with presentations and practice with Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, and Mathematics materials, you will learn effective and interesting materials and methods for introducing all aspects of culture (geography, biology, history, art, music, etc.) in age-appropriate ways.
AMI Diploma Requirements:
90 Hours of Classroom Observation
120 Hours of Student Teaching
90% attendance for lectures and presentations (300 hours) and supervised practice (200 hours)
Pass on albums
Pass on written exams
Pass on oral exams
Some handmade materials are required.
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Our next AMI 0-3 course will begin June, 2018.
"The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth."
Discover the beautiful world of the young child through Montessori A to I training (infant to 3 years). The Montessori Training Center of St. Louis is holding an AMI Assistants to Infancy course in St. Louis beginning summer 2018.
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Tuition & Fees
Application Fee: $100
Full Course Tuition: $9,000
Matriculation Fee: $500
AMI Membership: $75
Examination Fee: $200
Cooperative Degree Program
MASTER OF EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED STUDY IN MONTESSORI EDUCATION (C.A.S.) OPTION THROUGH LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MARYLAND
Loyola University Maryland offers the M.Ed. degree in Montessori Education and the Certificate of Advanced Study in Education (C.A.S.), in affiliation with the Montessori Training Center of St. Louis. Students must apply to both the Montessori Training Center of St. Louis and Loyola University Maryland. If admitted into Loyola's graduate program, enrolled students earn credit for courses they are taking at the Montessori Training Center of St. Louis and complete the degree requirements with course work taken in residence at Loyola.
Application Deadlines for Loyola University Maryland:
For Montessori Training Center of St. Louis courses that begin in summer, priority application deadline for Loyola is May 15.
For Montessori Training Center of St. Louis courses that follow the academic year format and begin in September, priority deadline for Loyola is August 15.
For more information and application materials, please visit Loyola University's website.