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Find out productive next steps you can take if you are not able to resolve a problem with a school directly.
Montessori Public Schools
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Public and charter schools with Montessori programs offer school choice for all families in our communities.
Starting a Montessori School
Administration / Public Schools / Private Schools
Dreaming of founding a Montessori school? Let AMS put you on the right path. Learn about mission statements, finances, legal issues, and other considerations that will help you to start and sustain a school with a quality Montessori program. You’ll also find lists of suggested learning materials for the different Montessori classroom levels.
AMS School Accreditation
Administrator / Head Of School / Administration / Accreditation
The voluntary, multi-year AMS accreditation process affirms that a school is reaching standards of excellence recognized by Montessori educators worldwide.
AMS Accreditation Standards
Administrator / Head Of School / Administration / Standards / Accreditation
To become accredited by AMS, a Montessori school must meet and maintain specific, rigorous standards of excellence. These standards define and demonstrate the quality and integrity of its program.
Getting Started with Your School Accreditation
Head Of School / Administrator / Administration / Accreditation
The first step to AMS accreditation for your school is determining its eligibility.
Advertise in Montessori Life
Advertising in Montessori Life will connect you with a passionate community of Montessori educators and decision-makers. Varied options, reasonable rates.
AMS Member-Only Resources
Browse reports, sample forms, policy documents, and more, available only to AMS members.
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The Montessori Uninterrupted Work Period
The American Montessori Society School Accreditation Commission and the AMS Teacher Education Action Commission offer this resource to AMS schools and affiliated teacher education programs to clarify AMS’s definition of optimal uninterrupted work period in Montessori classrooms.
Using Compensation, Benefits, and a Bit of Creativity to Retain Faculty and Staff
Professional Development / Administration / Private Schools / Public Schools
Attracting and sustaining qualified employees is the heart and soul of any business. This guide offers advice on retaining a great team in your school or teacher education program.
Creating Compelling Advertising for your Montessori School or Program
Professional Development / Administration / White Paper
Creating a compelling, professional-looking ad for your school or teacher education program can seem like a daunting task.
Firestorm School Preparedness Benefits for AMS Member Schools
Head Of School / Administration / Member Benefit
Learn More About what Firestorm can do for AMS member Schools.
AMS TEP Affiliation Handbook & Forms
Early Childhood / Teacher Education Program / Teacher Educator / Administration / Affiliation
Teacher Education Program / Teacher Educator / Administration / Professional Development
This 6-week course is for TEP instructors who will be designing an online course. It focuses on introducing best practices for designing, developing, and teaching online learning courses.