Approved Endicott-TIES Partnership Programs
Simultaneous enrollment in our M.Ed. program with any of the following Montessori training organizations may provide students with graduate credit.
Houston Montessori Center
Houston Montessori Center offers an American Montessori Society Credential for the following levels: Infant and Toddler (birth – 3 years), Early Childhood (3 – 6 years), Elementary I (6-9 years), Elementary I – II (6 – 12 years), Secondary I – II (12 – 18 years), and Administrators (Heads of School). All courses are held in the summer from 8 – 5 daily and the Early Childhood level is also offered as a year around model. There is a 9-month practicum required in a Montessori school of your choice that meets the practicum criteria. Please go to houstonmontessoricenter.org for more information or contact Betsy Coe Ph.D., executive director.
Montessori Institute of North Texas (MINT)
The Montessori Institute of North Texas (MINT) is an AMI approved teacher training center. Located in Dallas, Texas, MINT offers AMI training at the Primary (ages 3-6) and Elementary (6-12) levels. Courses are offered in both academic year and summer format. For more information, please visit our website, montessori-mint.org, or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Montessori Education Center of the Rockies (MECR)
Founded in 1978, Montessori Education Center of the Rockies (MECR) offers three highly regarded teacher education courses: Infant & Toddler, Early Childhood, and Elementary I-II. All courses are affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS) and hold accredited status from the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education. Upon completion, students receive AMS teaching credentials. Daily immersion in Montessori practice and philosophy during the academic phase in Boulder is an enriching and transformative experience. For further information contact: Merrie King
Center for Montessori Education | NY
CME|NY was founded in 1979 on the belief that as a teacher education institution we should embody the very principles, practices, and ideals central to a Montessori classroom: respect for the individual, development of the human potential, support of the community, nurturing the spirit, and pursuit of academic excellence. Our teaching is deeply rooted in the traditions and practices of Dr. Maria Montessori and is enriched by current research in child development, conflict resolution, and psychology. We aim to enable and empower adults to assist children in their optimal development; and to be a model and a resource for families, child care centers, schools, and communities throughout the country. Please visit our website for more information: www.cmteny.com To reach us directly email: K.T. Korngold
The Institute for Guided Studies
The Institute for Guided Studies (IGS) provides Montessori programs and support services to educators, school administrators, and parents, for the purpose of helping them transform themselves, their families, classrooms and school communities – to better serve the children in their care by promoting Montessori as a peaceful approach to life. IGS provides full Montessori teacher preparation, supervision, consultation, staff development, workshops, seminars, retreats and parent-community orientations. Our teacher preparation courses have a schedule with weeks of instruction in the summer and weekend seminars throughout the school year. Please visit our website for further information: www.igs-montessori.net
Princeton Center Teacher Education
Founded in 1989, the Princeton Center Teacher Education has been carefully selecting candidates to become highly qualified teachers in the Montessori method, a method that allows them to find and cultivate the maximum potential in every child. PCTE’s worldclass facility within the Princeton Montessori School offers hands-on learning experiences by a deeply committed faculty that provides current information while remaining true to the principles of the Montessori pedagogy.
PCTE is accredited by Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE – a program of the US Department of Education) and affiliated by American Montessori Society (AMS). PCTE recommends graduates to AMS for a credential at the Infant and Toddler, Early Childhood, and/or Elementary I, Elementary I II levels.
Peninsula Montessori Institute (China)
Peninsula Montessori Institute (PMI), is the only centre in Guangdong province authorised by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)-Amsterdam, Netherlands- to run its training courses.
AMI-Montessori Training Institute (Shenzhen) is offering AMI diploma courses which are internationally recognised for their high standard and authenticity. We are strongly committed to promote the Montessori education method across Mainland China & Hong-Kong.
All Training classes are taught in English by an AMI-Certified trainer assisted with a Chinese translator.
CGMS Center for Guided Montessori Studies
CGMS is a new Montessori teacher training program intended to make Montessori teacher education more effective and more accessible. Designed by well-respected Montessorians Kitty Bravo, Tim Seldin and Jonathan Wolff, the CGMS course of study uses cutting-edge distance-learning technologies to reduce the amount of time students have to spend physically at any one given Montessori training center. These same technologies also allow students to collaborate more effectively, and review Montessori theory and practice more thoroughly and with greater repetition over time. For further information please contact: Marc Seldin
Vancouver Board of Education
The Vancouver Board of Education Montessori Credential Program is a comprehensive course of study that offers an integrated, interdisciplinary, holistic approach to education for children ages 6-12 years that evolved from the work of Dr. Maria Montessori. The content of the credential program addresses the skills and competencies necessary for successful implementation of the Montessori approach to education in public and private elementary Montessori classrooms. Its credential program is affiliated with the American Montessori Society (AMS) and accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council Commission (MACTE). For further information contact Debbie Adams.
Age of Montessori
Age of Montessori offers MACTE accredited Montessori Early Childhood and Elementary I-II teacher education courses. Our blended programs feature in-depth online study of Montessori psychology, philosophy and child development in dynamic password protected sites that include text, video, interactive forums, academic papers and links to useful sites. Courses start in both September and April every year. Students attend a summer residency at their choice of several locations throughout the US, followed by a full school-year practicum in an approved school in their home vicinity. For information about our accredited courses, 6 week specialty courses including a new Assistants’ Course, professional development webinars and more, visit our website at www.ageofmontessori.org and contact Age of Montessori’s registrar, Robert Worobec at 406-284-2160.
Montessori Institute Prague
Montessori Institute Prague is AMI accredited training centre for the Czech Republic. We offer training at the following levels: Assistants to Infancy (0-3), Primary (3-6), Elementary (6-12). Most of our courses are modular, held during the school year. We also offer a wide variety of seminars and workshops given by AMI trainers and other professional lecturers. In 2017 we will hold the AMI International Montessori Congress in Prague. For more information contact: email@example.com and visit our website: www.amiprague.cz.
Montessori Training of Southern Nevada (MTSN)
Montessori Training of Southern Nevada (MTSN) has been established since 2005. It is the only Montessori training program in Southern Nevada that offers a MACTE accredited, AMS affiliated Early Childhood credential (3-6 years). We also offer an Elementary I (6 – 9 years) credential. Training is provided every summer for 6 weeks and additional weekends throughout the year. Following training, there is a required 9-month practicum in an approved Montessori school. For more information, please contact Lori Bossy at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.mtsnv.com.