Approved Endicott-TIES Partnership Programs
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
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.
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.
Seacoast Center Montessori Teacher Education Program
Seacoast Center for Education has provided services to Montessori teachers and schools since 1992, including off-site training by contract and international consultation. Seacoast Center is a charter member of MACTE, USDE recognized, and affiliated with the American Montessori Society with fully accredited Elementary I and Elementary I-II programs. We are pleased to celebrate our 26th year as an institution now with certification programs and professional development in South Carolina and New Hampshire devoted to the important work of the teacher of the younger child and open to the public. Our approach to Montessori subject areas involves respect for our educational heritage and traditions as well as openness to the resources available to us today. Please go to Seacoast Center Montessori Teacher Education Program for more information or call us at 603-590-6360.
Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative
The Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative provides high quality, specialized preparation for teachers involved in Montessori elementary education. METTC, which is accredited by MACTE and affiliated with AMS, offers training for certification at the EI (6-9), EII (9-12) and EI-II (6-12) levels. METTC operates out of Lexington Montessori in Massachusetts, with a summer-intensive program. Our practicum meets requirements for credits in the TIES masters program and our philosophy of collaboration blends well with the approach at TIES. Further information about our program can be found on our website, Montessori Elementary Teacher Training Collaborative, including schedules and tuitions. Contact Michael Duffy M.Ed., for more information.
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
Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest
Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest is committed to educating, preparing and supporting teachers, professionals and the public. We provide comprehensive education that gives new teachers the knowledge, curriculum, confidence, and practice to be ready for classroom work. We seek to nurture developing skills and provide positive guidance during the intern year via regular communication and site visits. It is our mission to create professional development opportunities that allow teachers, administrators and support staff chances to connect with one another and deepen their understanding of Montessori philosophy and the profound importance of this work. MEIPN is dedicated to exploring and implementing current research, and building bridges that extend our practices and learning from our classrooms and schools to the greater community. Please go to meipn.org for more information or email us.
The Center for Montessori Teacher Education / North Carolina
CMTE/NC offers a MACTE accredited and AMS-affiliated Montessori credential on 4 levels : Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary I and II. Experienced guides lead adult learners down a path of exploration, discovery, and creativity. Students explore the fundamentals of the Montessori philosophy and curriculum, and practice manipulating the Montessori materials. As the course progresses, students begin to discover best practices while deriving academic realizations. Learners establish life-long collaborative partners and collect a wealth of resources. Upon completion of the program at CMTE/NC, the student will be inspired to create a curriculum and a set of materials for immediate implementation in the classroom. Visit our website at http://www.teachmontessori.org/. for more information or contact Tiffeny French-Adams.
Montessori Teacher Education Institute of Atlanta
The Montessori Teacher Education Institute of Atlanta offers two MACTE accredited and AMS-affiliated programs offering credentials in either: Montessori Infant & Toddler (birth to three) or Montessori Early Childhood (2.5 through 6 years of age) The Institute offers educational opportunities throughout the year through our Infant & Toddler and Early Childhood courses as well as workshops which are Bright from the Start approved. The institute was established to meet the needs of adult learners with busy lives who may work full-time on a year round basis (or who have other commitments during the day). We recognize that this training needs to be both affordable and manageable while still providing a quality educational program. Visit our website at http://www.montessoriteachered.com/. For more information or contact Ashley Darcy.
Duhovka Institute’s original goal was to create a bilingual Montessori educational system with the mission to share their experience with the European Montessori community. In 2012 Duhovka opened an AMS affiliated and MACTE accredited teacher education program in Prague. After 5 successful years in Czech Republic, Duhovka Montessori established an additional training site on Amelia Island, Florida. They offer Early Childhood (2.5-6) and Elementary (6-9 and 6-12) Teacher Education. In addition to a strong academic curriculum, the program’s focus is on the depth of teacher transformation, which is built through consistent community building, peace exercises, and self reflective practices. Our Instructors bring high qualifications and worldwide experience in Montessori education. Duhovka Montessori considers the whole teacher just as the teacher considers the whole child. This comprehensive approach prepares the Adult Learner for a successful career as a Montessori Guide.
visit our website at www.duhovkamontessori.com and contact Judy Luman at 904 753 4410.
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.
Dallas Montessori Teacher Education Program (DMTEP)
The Dallas Montessori Teacher Education Program (DMTEP) is designed to educate private and public school teachers in Montessori strategies and philosophy. The mission of DMTEP is to prepare caring, sensitive, knowledgeable adults who will offer children the means for optimum personal development. The Dallas Montessori Teacher Education program has been in existence since 1975. Its elementary program is the oldest existent A.M.S. course in the United States and has had over five hundred teachers graduate since its inception. The program attracts students not only throughout the United States, but also throughout the world. DMTEP is also the first AMS Montessori Teacher Training program approved by Texas Work Force Commission in Dallas. Contact Dina Paulik at email@example.com or visit our website at www.dallasmontessori.com/.
Montessori Educational Institute of North America (MEINA)
Montessori Educational Institute of North America’s (MEINA) programs are based on traditional Montessori pedagogy infused with current brain research. Teachers from our program are not only fluent in Montessori philosophy and authentic implementation but also gain the flexibility, creativity, and understanding of how to implement Montessori ideas in today’s demanding classrooms particularly those in Jackson’s public school sector. Our programs also serve the private sector. The purpose of the MEINA is to provide adult learning services that promote Montessori education and meet community needs. MEINA’s elementary program has as its foundation, several faculty members and curriculum stemming from COMET, one of the first AMS-affiliated elementary programs in the United States. We have taken as our specific task the preparation of teachers for Montessori Early Childhood (3-6 years) and Elementary I credential (6 – 9 years). For more information, please contact Joyce Moxley at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.meinamontessori.org.
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.