Bookmark and Share

Become a Member

Your AMS membership supports our vital mission and includes valuable opportunities and benefits.

View more benefits of membership in AMS »

Local Groups

Independent of the American Montessori Society, regional and international Montessori groups support and strengthen the Montessori Movement and provide valuable networking opportunities with colleagues around the world. To find out more about any of the groups listed below, please contact the group directly. Note that many of the groups offer professional development events that qualify for the AMS Professional Development Requirement.

If you would like your Montessori group listed, or to update your group’s information, contact Carla Hofland, AMS director of member services.


Montessori Educators of Alabama
Dama Nichols
6 Abbot Square
Birmingham, AL 35242
Phone: 205-437-9343


Bay Area Montessori Association 
Mary Beth Ricks
4000 Terman Drive 
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 650-813-9131

Montessori Administrators’ Council of San Diego
Candy Young
15010 Pomerado Road
Poway, CA 92064
Phone: 858-883-2985 

Montessori Teachers Network
Rev. Ronnie Binczewski, MEd
Nautilus Montessori School
100 Hibiscus Court
Roseville, CA 95747
Phone: 916-771-3889


Colorado Association of Montessori Schools (CoAMS)
Abigail Miller & Kerry Merkel
PO Box 1456
Longmont, CO 80502
Phone: 303-776-8173

Colorado Montessori Association
Kathryn Ross
2500 Curtis St. 
Denver, CO 80205
Phone: 303-322-0972


Montessori Schools of Connecticut
Patrice Champagne
Montessori Discovery School
218 Dudley Street
Norwich, CT 06360
Phone: 860-889-0340


Montessori Teacher's Association of Delaware
Linda Zankowsky
Wilmington Montessori School
1400 Harvey Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
Phone: 302-475-0555


Association of Illinois Montessori Schools
Denise Monnier 
1800 W. Balmoral Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-271-1700


United Montessori Schools of Indiana
Sandy Strantz
11340 E. 200 South
Zionsville, IN 46077
Phone: 317-354-5667


Louisiana Montessori Association
Karleen Wyble
Good Shepherd Montessori School
P.O. Box 547
Port Barre, LA 70577
Phone: 337-585-9914


Maine Montessori Association
Chip DeLorenzo
93 Center Street
Nobleboro, ME 04555
Phone: 207-563-2168


Montessori Schools of Maryland
Josh Oboler
11810 Parklawn Drive, Suite 260
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 301-230-0901


Montessori Schools of Massachusetts
Donna Milani Luther
46 Watch Hill Dr.
Scituate, MA 02066
Phone: 781-545-5544


Michigan Montessori Society
466 North John Daley Road
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Phone: 800-308-4899


Minnesota Montessori Network
Syneva Barrett


Missouri Montessori Association
Cheryl Xing
1100 White Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Phone: 314-469-6622 x245

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Montessori Association
Laura Mammarelli
P.O. Box 618
Plymouth, NH 03264

New Jersey

New Jersey Montessori Administrators Council (NJMAC) 
Ann Wilson
487 Cherry Vally Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540

New York

Long Island Montessori Directors Association 
Marianne Chasen
MSL 175 South 11th Street
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Phone: 631-226-3066; 631-283-2223

NYC Montessori Network
Kathy Roemer
c/o Park West Montessori School
435 Central Park West, Suite 225
New York, NY 10025
Phone: 212-678-6072

North Carolina

North Carolina Montessori Collective (NCMC)
Jarrett Murgolo
P.O. Box 5261
Charlotte, NC 28299


Cincinnati Montessori Society
Jill Wilson
c/o North Kentucky Montessori Society
2625 Anderson Road
Crescent Springs, KY 41017

The Ohio Montessori Alliance
Laureen Golden
979 South James Rd.
Columbus, OH 43227


Oregon Montessori Association
Jennifer Ryznar
P.O. Box 82932
Portland, OR 97282
Phone: 503-688-0526


Greater Pittsburgh Montessori Society
Stephanie Conrad
Campus School of Carlow University
3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-578-8746

Montessori Heads Group
Area served: Philadelphia and surrounding counties
Diane Force
The Bala House Montessori School
27 Conshohocken State Road
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Phone: 610-664-6767

Montessori Teachers Association of Pennsylvania, (MT-PA Inc.)
Joan Raiti
2242 Warner Road
Lansdale, PA 19446
Phone: 610-800-9135

Pennsylvania Montessori Alliance
Angela Minahan 
466 Ryndwood Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237


Montessori Alliance of Tennessee
Brooks Gerber
2101 Geneiva Drive
Nashville, TN 37216


Montessori Alliance of Texas
Betsy Coe
15 Hilshire Grove Lane
Houston, Texas 77055
Phone: 832-748-8262  


Utah Montessori Council
Duna Strachan
P.O. Box 682384
Park City, Utah 84068
Phone: 435-640-4858


Virginia Montessorians
Shanna Honan
2013 Scenic Pkwy
Chesapeake, VA 23323
Phone: 757-547-7673


Pacific Northwest Montessori Association
Dee Hirsch 
2930 228th St. SE 
Bothell, WA 98021
Phone: 206-387-6844


Madison Montessori Coalition
Jane Robinson
Harmony Montessori
4937 E. Buckeye Road
Madison, WI 53716
Phone: 608-223-1216

Wisconsin Montessori Association
Nancy Schaitel
6945 Feather Avenue
Sparta WI 54656
Phone: 608-269-1387



Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators
Katherine Poyntz
4953 Dundas Street West, Suite 102
Toronto, ON, Canada
M9A 1B6
Phone: 416-239-1166


Montessori Europe
Anja Kohrs
Postfach 1272
53582 Bad Honnef
Phone: 004-2224-90-15-701
Fax: 0049-2224-93-25-25

Latin America

Consejo Interamericano Montessori 
Susan Turof
416 Beringer Circle
Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217-649-8525


Indian Montessori AssociationK.R. Meerabai
2nd Floor, SS Arcade, 7, BTS Main Road, Wilson Gardens
Bangalore 5600030, Karnataka State
Phone: 91-080-22484416

New Zealand

Montessori Aotearoa of New Zealand
Ana Pickering
P.O. Box 2305
Stoke, Nelson
New Zealand
Phone: 64-4-475-5532

Back to Top