Why Choose Montessori?

The Parent Perspective

With school admissions season in full swing, parents often ask, "Why Montessori?" In this video, parents explain what makes Montessori education special.

2016 Annual Conference

Present a Workshop!

The call for workshop submissions for our 2016 Annual Conference is open now through April 8. Submit your idea and you could be picked to present to a wide audience of Montessori educators.

Attention School Leaders

Summer Symposium for School Administrators

This new event offers professional development & networking in the stunning mountains of Snowbird, Utah, July 13 – 16.

Reading Material

Recommended Books

Whether you’re interested in expanding your own Montessori book collection or are shopping for a colleague or friend, we've compiled a wealth of recommendations for you.

Parent Perspective
Chicago Call for Presentations
Summer Symposium
Recommended Books

Florida Approves AMS Montessori Curriculum

The Florida Office of Early Learning has approved an AMS aligned Montessori curriculum for the School Readiness Program.

Teacher Education Scholarships

Are you an aspiring Montessori teacher? The AMS Scholarship application for the 2015 – 2016 year is now available.

AMS School Accreditation Congratulations

Have a look at these schools that were either newly accredited by the American Montessori Society, or reaccredited. Congratulations!

Become a Montessori Teacher

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