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The American Montessori Society is committed to the development and dissemination of Montessori-related ideas, philosophies, and research.

Whether you’re looking to keep up with the latest Montessori news and research or planning Montessori research of your own, you’ve come to the right place. Perhaps you’re in need of foundational AMS accreditation and affiliation documents? Or searching for our newsletters or award-winning magazine or brochures for your school?

For all of these inquiries and more, we invite you to take advantage of the rich assortment of communications and research resources offered below.

Montessori Life

Read Montessori Life, our award-winning quarterly magazine, online.

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Journal of Montessori Research

The Journal of Montessori Research is a free, peer-reviewed, open-source publication of the American Montessori Society.

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    Annual Report

    The AMS Annual Report highlights the American Montessori Society's accomplishments and details our financial health during each fiscal year (June 30 – July 1).

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      Research Library

      The American Montessori Society Research Library contains significant Montessori-related research and encourages new research that will build an increasingly robust body of knowledge on Montessori education.

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      AMS Archives

      The American Montessori Society Archives document the professional and administrative history of our organization, from its earliest days to the present. The Archives also include information about the Montessori system of education.

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        Handbook for Teacher Education Program Affiliation

        The “AMS Handbook for Teacher Education Program Affiliation” is the essential reference for teacher education programs seeking AMS initial affiliation, AMS renewal of affiliation, or substantive changes. The handbook covers AMS standards and requirements for affiliation.

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