Advertise with the American Montessori Society

The American Montessori Society is the leading advocate for quality Montessori education. With a membership of over 16,000 and 1.3 million visitors annually to the website, AMS represents a vibrant community of educators and families with a passion for creating inspiring learning environments.

Our members buy materials and furniture for their classrooms, and make purchasing decisions about administrative software, web development, consulting services, and more. Families who visit our website are looking for resources to help bring Montessori into their homes.

AMS connects vendors to this vital Montessori community through print, digital, and event marketing. Using this range of opportunities, you can build an integrated marketing plan that showcases your product or service to a growing audience of educators and families—who are your best customers.

Montessori Life Magazine

Montessori Life is the ideal environment in which to showcase your organization, product, or service to the wider Montessori community.

It is the leading magazine in the Montessori education market, distributed quarterly to 16,000+ members of the American Montessori Society and other individual subscribers.

Reaching over 55,000 educators with every issue, the magazine is a cost-effective way to influence a highly targeted audience of heads of school, teachers, administrators, and teacher educators—75% of whom are making purchasing decisions for their schools and classrooms. Montessori Life is their trusted resource for inspiration about creating school and classroom environments. Be sure they know about your product or service by advertising in the pages of Montessori Life.

Discounts

AMS members receive a 5% discount on Montessori Life ads.
Montessori Life advertisers receive a 10% discount on ads on the AMS website.

Want to advertise in Montessori Life?

Web Advertising

AMS offers advertising opportunities on select pages throughout our web environment.

Conference Schedule

When registration for The Montessori Event opens each October, thousands of Montessorians visit the Conference Schedule on the conference website to register and start planning their schedule.

Place an ad on the schedule page and receive over 50,000 views before the conference is even over! The full program goes live in October and immediately results in high traffic to the website.

Ads will be placed on the conference schedule page from October 2019 – March 2020. We will create your ad with your logo and advertising message (150 characters) and a link to your website.

Cost: $2,000

6 spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Montessori Life advertisers receive a 10% discount.

Teacher Education Programs

The AMS website is a go-to resource for adult learners looking for information on training to be a Montessori teacher.

Place an ad on the Find a TEP or Become a Montessori Teacher web pages and reach over 30,000 potential applicants pursuing Montessori training.

Cost $1,000

2 spaces per page available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Montessori Life advertisers receive a 10% discount.

How to Advertise

For full details including rates, frequency discounts, deadlines, ad specs, and an advertising agreement download the AMS Media Kit.

Email Michele Eldon with questions or to reserve your space.

Montessori Marketplace

AMS members and other Montessori educators come to the Montessori Marketplace when researching and purchasing products and services for their schools and classrooms.

The Montessori Marketplace is the go-to source for classroom materials, art supplies, furniture, administrative business services, and much more. Include your product or service in the Montessori Marketplace and thousands of consumers can link directly to your website and take immediate action.

Visitors can browse the marketplace by category to easily find the products and services they are looking to purchase.

How to Advertise

Email Michele Eldon to reserve a spot in the Marketplace

For full details including rates, frequency discounts, deadlines, ad specs, and an advertising agreement download the AMS Media Kit.

Email Marketing

Keep your organization top of mind with AMS members through our email sponsorships. We will include your logo with a link to your website in our Montessori Event email campaigns. Our email marketing efforts are optimized to achieve high open rates, ensuring that your message will be seen by the most involved members of our community.

Members eagerly await information about The Montessori Event. A series of emails are sent with details about registration, keynote speakers, and the event schedule, each of which reaches 44,000 inboxes. Sponsor these emails by September 30 and we'll guarantee placement of your logo on a minimum of 5 emails before the conference and 1 email after—a total target reach of 264,000. The excitement will build as we approach program launch in early October and the Early Bird registration deadline in November.

Cost: $2,600; 3 spaces available.

How to Advertise

For more information or to reserve an email sponsorship contact Kristine Cooper, Director of Development, 212-358-1250 x311

Event Marketing

The Montessori Event

AMS’s Montessori Event is the largest gathering of Montessori educators in the world, with thousands in attendance in pursuit of professional development, opportunities to find new resources and services, and more. Engage directly with your best customers by promoting your product or service at this annual convocation.

The Montessori Event 2020 will take place March 12 – 15 in Dallas, TX. 

Exhibit Hall

The Exhibit Hall is the place to interact directly with thousands of educators at The Montessori Event. Demonstrate your product and educate attendees about your service. This vibrant group of attendees includes key decision makers who will be looking to purchase services and items for their schools and programs.

Exhibitor Benefits

  • Showcase your service or product face-to-face with Montessori practitioners
  • Broaden your contacts with school leaders and teacher education programs
  • Increase awareness of what your company can offer individuals and organizations
  • Make immediate sales of your product or service

Cost:  Varies, depending on location and booth size.

How to Exhibit

For full details, download the AMS Exhibit Hall Prospectus & Application, or contact George Markham, Exhibits Manager. 

Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sponsorships

Spotlight your product, service, or organization to thousands of Montessori educators and friends worldwide by becoming a sponsor of The Montessori Event 2020.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Keynote Speaker and reception sponsorships
  • Promotional items in conference tote bags
  • Advertisements in the program guide and signage

Benefits of Sponsorship

As a sponsor, you will receive the following entitlements:

  • A link to your organization's website on The Montessori Event website
  • Your organization's logo on event signage
  • Your organization’s name and/or logo in the printed program guide, select AMS marketing materials, and post-conference communications
  • Visual projection of your organization’s logo at all keynote addresses

How to Become a Sponsor

For full details on sponsorship opportunities visit The Montessori Event website.

All sponsorships are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Disclaimer

Acceptance of advertising or sponsorship by the American Montessori Society does not represent AMS endorsement of any product, program, or service.

Advertising Policy

AMS will not accept advertising for liquor, tobacco, violent toys, sexually explicit items, or other products in conflict with AMS policies or values. AMS reserves the right to reject advertisements that do not meet this policy or the disclaimers below. AMS reserves the right to approve all copy.

Note: Acceptance of advertising by AMS does not represent AMS endorsement of any product, program, or service.

AMS Web Ads

Ads placed on the AMS website must be relevant to the content of the page on which they appear.

AMS Marketplace

The AMS Marketplace is a resource for school leaders and teachers seeking products and services for use in their schools and classrooms.

Montessori Life Magazine

AMS requires that advertisers for teacher education programs be AMS-affiliated at the time of contracting, and remain as such during the contract period; or in the affiliation process, meeting specified AMS criteria.