AMS Individual Membership

The American Montessori Society is a vibrant community of schools, teacher educators, teachers, families, and others in the education space determined to make Montessori a strong and positive force in education. If you love Montessori as much as we do, we hope you will consider joining our organization.

As a member of AMS, you’ll connect with a welcoming worldwide community of fellow Montessori educators and passionate learners eager to advance classroom practice and our profession itself. Talk with more senior teachers, collaborate on efforts to advance our work, and find colleagues eager to share resources and ideas.

Let us serve you and in turn, help you better serve your students and community.

Benefits of Membership

Your membership is a gateway to ongoing professional growth and development. Individual members enjoy:

Connections

  • A subscription to our quarterly magazine, Montessori Life, the world’s leading Montessori publication. Each issue includes feature articles, idea for your classrooms and programs, community news, information to distribute to parents—and more. (Print and online editions included for U.S. members; print edition optional for international members.)
  • Voting privileges in the annual AMS Board of Directors elections.

Savings

Services...and More

  • Verification of teaching credentials from AMS and the National Center for Montessori Education (NCME).
  • Complimentary “AMS Compensation & Benefits Survey Report.”
  • Access to more than a dozen specially designed insurance plans including professional liability Insurance, individual and group health, plans, term life Insurance, and auto and home coverage. 

Would you like to be a part of AMS?

Membership Dues

Our membership year runs from July 1 – June 30. Individual memberships purchased after September 30 include a prorated amount for the current year plus full dues for the next year.

In the United States

Annual dues for general members and teachers residing in the U.S. are $84. The dues include a subscription to both the print and online editions of Montessori Life (4 issues/year).

If Joining or Renewing In

Months

Dues

May – September

1 year

$84

October – December

1 year + 9 months

$149

January – March

1 year + 6 months

$128

April

1 year + 3 months

$107

Outside the United States

Annual dues for general members and teachers residing outside the U.S. are:

  • $64 for a membership that includes a subscription to the online edition of Montessori Life (4 issues)
  • $96 for a membership that includes both the print and online editions of Montessori Life (4 issues)

If Joining or Renewing In

Months

Dues
(print edition and online access to Montessori Life)

Dues
(with online access to Montessori Life)

May – September

1 year

$64

$96

October – December

1 year + 9 months

$114

$170

January – March

1 year + 6 months

$98

$146

April

1 year + 3 months

$82

$122