The Montessori Primary Teacher Training Program is
rooted in the traditional concepts developed by Dr. Maria Montessori and in
her belief that, “there are many who hold as I do, that the most important
period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the
period from birth to the age of six. For that is the time when man’s
intelligence itself, his greatest implement is being formed."
certification program is designed to prepare individuals for instructional
positions within primary Montessori programs and schools (3-to 6-year olds).
Instruction focuses on classroom management techniques, child development,
and the Montessori philosophy.
The program is presented in five, 24-hour
modules. The first hour of each course session will be devoted to the study
of Montessori philosophy and classroom management techniques.
and 2 are offered in fall, modules 3, 4, and 5 in spring.
Courses Included in the Certificate Program
Modules can be taken in any order.
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Most classes do not require a textbook but you
can check the
for other needed information.
Cost: $300 per
must be present 90% of each class meeting to fulfill the
certificate requirements and receive an