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School Accreditation Webinars

School Accreditation Webinars are a way to have all of your questions about this rigorous process answered directly by AMS staff. Each Webinar is presented by Sara Wilson, AMS director of school accreditation & school improvement, and provides a complete overview or both the school accreditation process and the process for peer review teams. 

Learn more about school accreditation. 

AMS School Accreditation 101

Individuals (1 participant at 1 computer)
$45 AMS member
$65 general public

Organizations (unlimited participants at 1 computer)
$175 AMS member school or affiliated teacher education program
$225 non-member school, unaffiliated program, or other nonmember organization

Note: This Webinar is free if you have purchased the School Accreditation Information Packet. If you have questions, or would like to purchase the information packet, contact Marcy Rice, school accreditation coordinator.

Dates for the upcoming school year will be announced this summer. Be sure to check back!

For administrators and board members.

If you are contemplating accreditation for your Montessori school, or if you are just beginning the process, participation in the American Montessori Society's School Accreditation 101 Webinar will provide you with vital information about protocol, goals, and more.


About the Presenter

Sara WilsonSara Wilson, MEd, is AMS director of school accreditation. Prior to joining AMS, Sara was an early childhood teacher at Newton Montessori School in Newton, MA, where she also served as accreditation coordinator for the school’s AMS/Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE) dual accreditation. Sara holds a BA from the University of Virginia in French and Spanish and a Master’s of Education in Language and Literacy from Harvard Graduate School of Education. AMS-credentialed (Early Childhood).


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