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Apply for the AMS Board

Are you passionate about Montessori? Take a leadership role in the future of Montessori education—apply today to be on the AMS Board of Directors!

2016 Annual Conference

Keynotes Announced

Join keynote speakers Bryan Stevenson, Mitchel Adler, and Sarah Kay in Chicago for 4 days of education, inspiration, and celebration of all things Montessori!

New Video

Montessori: The Elementary Years

Learn how the Montessori Elementary years—ages 6 through 12—prepare children intellectually, emotionally, and socially to navigate the next stage of their education.

Winter Retreat

Join Us in January

The AMS Winter Retreat for School Administrators will feature best-selling author Michael G. Thompson & afford you 3 days of networking and growth in a gorgeous setting.

Action Research

New Research Available

Catch up on the latest research designed & conducted by passionate Montessorians. This valuable collection is here for you to put into practice, or investigate and expand upon.

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2016 AMS Annual Conference Keynote Speakers
Elementary Video
2016 Winter Retreat
Action Research

American Montessori Society Credential Services

The American Montessori Society provides credential services to holders of Montessori credentials issued by AMS or the National Center for Montessori Education.

Master's Degree in Montessori

Several institutions offer a Master's degree in Montessori in conjunction with an AMS credential, setting you on a rich and rewarding career path.

AMS 8th Annual Research Poster Session

Submissions are now being sought for the AMS 8th Annual Research Poster Session, taking place in Chicago, IL, during the 2016 Annual Conference.

Montessori Classroom Terminology

Didactic materials? Sensorial exercises? Find out what these, as well as other widely used Montessori phrases, actually mean.