2015 Annual Conference

Registration Now Open

The full schedule of over 150 workshops, keynotes, and parties have been announced for the 2015 Annual Conference in Philadelphia!

New Video

Montessori Kindergarten

Learn why the Montessori kindergarten year—the third and final year of the Montessori Early Childhood cycle—is a foundation for life.

Support the Movement

Help Us Support Montessori Education

The Montessori Movement, and AMS’s support of it, would not be possible without our partners, including you!

Montessori In Action

Inside the Montessori Classroom

Check out our video and explore what makes a Montessori classroom a nurturing environment for all students.

2015 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers Announced
New Kindergarten Video
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Inside the Montessori Classroom

Montessori Terminology

Dr. Maria Montessori introduced many new terms to describe how children grow and learn. Here are definitions of some widely used Montessori words and phrases.


Did one of our live webinars catch your interest, but not fit your schedule? No worries, you can rent the recorded webcast and watch it at anytime!

Become a Montessori Teacher

Interested in forward-thinking education? Find MACTE-accredited and AMS-affiliated programs.

Montessori at Home

Regardless of where your child goes to school, you can bring Montessori principles of respect, order, and independence into your home.