Montessori Schools

From your school’s founding to its ongoing administration, AMS is here to support you.

AMS supports the implementation and ongoing development of high-quality Montessori schools worldwide.

Section Highlights

How to Start a Montessori School

Dreaming of founding a Montessori school? Let AMS put you on the right path. Learn how to start, sustain, and grow a school with a quality Montessori program.

Pathway of Continuous School Improvement

AMS’s Pathway of Continuous School Improvement is a benefit included with school membership. On the Pathway, you’ll be guided through 10 manageable steps that will enhance the quality of your Montessori program and help your school flourish and gain recognition in your community.

Become an AMS school member.

A Teacher's Perspective

Melanie Thiesse

AMS Director of School Accreditation

From Our Director

Accrediting your school with AMS validates your commitment to delivering high-quality Montessori education and provides you with a partnership with the world’s leading Montessori organization. We are here to support your school through the accreditation process and beyond by providing the resources, professional development, advocacy, and personal service you need to ensure that you are meeting your goals.

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AMS School Accreditation

By accrediting your school with AMS, you are signaling to your community that it is among the highest quality Montessori schools in the world. Accreditation establishes you as a leader within the Montessori community and leaves you well positioned to meet your state’s public policy requirements.

Public Schools

As a public school educator, you have unique challenges and opportunities in implementing a Montessori program. Discover how AMS can help support you.