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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.

Alabama

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

California

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

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

Connecticut

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

Delaware

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

Florida

Montessori Organization of Dade
Eleanor Winhold
17555 South Dixie Highway
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
Phone: 305-253-3225

Montessori Teachers’ Association
Susan Haines
2551 Gertrude Drive
Lantana, FL 33462
Phone: 561-964-1995

Illinois

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

Indiana

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

Louisiana

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

Maine

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

Maryland

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

Massachusetts

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

Michigan

Michigan Montessori Society
mmsocorg@mmsoc.org
466 North John Daley Road
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Phone: 800-308-4899

Missouri

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

Ohio

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
814-327-5371

Oregon

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

Pennsylvania

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
412-330-9305

Tennessee

Montessori Alliance of Tennessee
Brooks Gerber
2101 Geneiva Drive
Nashville, TN 37216
615-300-8931

Texas

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

Utah

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

Virginia

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

Washington

Pacific Northwest Montessori Association
Dee Hirsch 
603 N. 60 Street 
Seattle, WA 98103
Phone: 206-387-6844

Wisconsin

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

INTERNATIONAL

Canada

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

Germany

Montessori Europe
Anja Kohrs
Postfach 1272
53582 Bad Honnef
Germany
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

India

Indian Montessori AssociationK.R. Meerabai
2nd Floor, SS Arcade, 7, BTS Main Road, Wilson Gardens
Bangalore 5600030, Karnataka State
India
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

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