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.

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.

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.

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.

Now Available

Professional Development

Available on a wide variety of topics, AMS webcasts give you the chance to earn continuing professional development hours from the comfort of your home or office.

Parent Perspective
AMS School Administrator Summer Symposium
2016 Call for Presentations Proposals Chicago
Recommended Books

AMS Board of Directors Election Results

The votes are in! See the results of last month's AMS Board of Directors elections. Terms of office will begin March 17, 2015.

Teacher Education Scholarships

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

Action Research

This research is designed and conducted by practitioners for the purpose of solving an immediate problem or improving their own practice.

Become a Montessori Teacher

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