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The American Montessori Society is committed to the development and dissemination of Montessori-related ideas, philosophies, and research.

Whether you’re looking to keep up with the latest Montessori news and research or planning Montessori research of your own, you’ve come to the right place. Perhaps you’re in need of foundational AMS accreditation and affiliation documents? Or searching for our newsletters or award-winning magazine or brochures for your school?

For all of these inquiries and more, we invite you to take advantage of the rich assortment of communications and research resources offered below.

Montessori Life

Read Montessori Life, our award-winning quarterly magazine, online.

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Peace Seed Connection

Montessorians around the world share ideas about peace education in the Peace Seed Connection. Created by the AMS Peace Committee, this e-mail newsletter provides practical techniques to educate and advocate for peace and social justice in the classroom and at home.

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    Annual Report

    The AMS Annual Report highlights the Society’s accomplishments and details our financial health during each fiscal year (June 30 – July 1). Download our latest report to read about all that we were proud of in the past fiscal year!

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      Research Library

      The American Montessori Society Research Library contains significant Montessori-related research and encourages new research that will build an increasingly robust body of knowledge on Montessori education.

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      AMS Archives

      The American Montessori Society Archives document the professional and administrative history of our organization, from its earliest days to the present. The Archives also include information about the Montessori system of education.

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        School Accreditation Information Packet

        Schools wishing to apply for or to renew accreditation by the American Montessori Society will find step-by-step instructions in the "AMS School Accreditation Handbook."

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          Handbook for Teacher Education Program Affiliation

          The “AMS Handbook for Teacher Education Program Affiliation” is the essential reference for teacher education programs seeking AMS initial affiliation, AMS renewal of affiliation, or substantive changes. The handbook covers AMS standards and requirements for affiliation.

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