Advertise with the American Montessori Society

Reach Montessori Educators and Advocates

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.

When you advertise with AMS, you will guarantee that your brand is front-and-center in the Montessori community.

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Our Audience

Our members are teachers, heads of schools and other school administrators, and directors of teacher training programs. 90% of our member schools are private, with an average annual tuition of nearly $14,000. AMS has members in more than 50 countries worldwide. By advertising with AMS, you will build an integrated marketing plan that showcases your product or service to a growing audience of educators—who are your best customers.

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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 56,000 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.

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Web Advertising

With 1.3 million visitors each year, the AMS website will reinforce awareness of your brand within the Montessori community.

The 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.

The average visitor to the Marketplace spends 10 minutes browsing—an eternity in web visitation!—and approximately 70% of individuals click through to a vendor’s website.

Select Webpages

Ad placement is available on these targeted web pages:

See our Media Kit for pricing and traffic details.

Email Marketing

Have your message delivered directly into our audiences' inboxes. Our email marketing efforts are optimized to achieve high open rates, ensuring that it will be seen by the most involved members of our community.

Choose from weekly, monthly, or quarterly communications. Emails for specific programs, such as The Montessori Event registration, are also available. Packages are built with frequency in mind, to grow your brand awareness and solidify your company as a go-to product or service with our community.

See our Media Kit for pricing and traffic details.

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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 HallThe Montessori Event Advertise with AMS

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 services or products 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 products or services

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 on 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
  • 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.

Advertising Policy

The American Montessori Society does not accept advertising for liquor, tobacco, violent toys, sexually explicit items, political action committees, 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.

Advertisements with misleading or false content will not be accepted.

A single ad promoting multiple brands is only permitted for Montessori Life advertisers that purchase full page advertisements.

Ads must not infringe the intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other legal rights of any person or entity.

Teacher education program advertisers must be AMS full affiliates through the agreement period. The AMS TEP logo must be included within print ads for teacher education programs.

Ads placed on the AMS website must be relevant to the content of the page on which they appear. All web-based ads must link to websites hosted within the United States, Canada, or the European Union, and may not link directly to downloadable documents, such as PDF flyers and images.

There are no refunds on advertisements. Any advertiser not fulfilling their agreement will still be billed 100% of the agreement rate. Cancellations must be received via email (michele@amshq.org) prior to the published agreement deadline for the issue(s) or web ad(s) involved.

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

Billing

Ads must be paid in full before the start of the ad agreement period. Montessori Life ads will be invoiced at the ad agreement deadline. Digital ads will be invoiced within 14 days of confirmed receipt of advertising agreement, under net 30 terms.

There will be a 5% penalty for late payment.

A $25 processing fee will be added to all payments by check. For those not wishing to pay by credit card, you can avoid the $25 check processing fee by using direct debit.

Disclaimer

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