ADMISSIONS

International Center for Montessori Studies offers Teacher Training Programs that are MACTE Accredited and AMS Affiliated for Early Childhood ages 3-6 and Elementary ages 6-12.

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Follow your path to becoming a Montessori Teacher

Apply today to enroll in our year-round program and become a certified Montessori Teacher.

Admission Process

 

Learning objectives

 

Principles and practices introduced to the Adult Learner during the course include:

  • Preparation of the environment.

  • Use of the Montessori materials in the early childhood or elementary environment.

  • Leadership skills such as observation of children, record keeping, assisting students in becoming independent and life long-learners, and parent-school partnerships.

  • Developmental stages of development and sensitive periods.

Requirements for applicants

  • Submitted application with application fee of $150

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college/university or equivalent *

  • One official transcript

  • Three letters of recommendation/references

  • Resume or CV

  • One 2x2 picture

  • Teacher credentials if applicable

  • Interview with ICMS instructor

  • Essay explaining what personal attributes you possess that led you to believe that working in Montessori with children would be a career where you would find success, satisfaction and growth?

 

* If a candidate without a Bachelors Degree, but that has completed high school or attained a GED wishes to complete the course for Early Childhood only s/he will receive an Associate Credential after completing all course requirements.

Tuition and Fees

 

Early Childhood Training

Work with children 3-6 year of age

Application Fee: $150.00
Professional Fee: $416
Manuals: $451.00
Tuition: $4,500.00
Total Investment: $5,517.00

 

Elementary I-II Training

Work with children 6-12 years of age

Elementary I-II Tuition and Fees
Application Fee: $150.00
Professional Fee: $416.00
Manuals: $751.00
Tuition: $9,000.00
Total Investment: $10,317.00

*A year long Practicum/Internship is required

 

Elementary I Training

Application Fee: $150.00
Professional Fee: $416
Manuals: $451.00
Tuition: $5,600.00
Total Investment: $6,617.00

*A year long Practicum/Internship is required

 

Elementary II Training

Application Fee: $150.00
Professional Fee: $416.00
Manuals: $351.00
Tuition: $5,000.00
Total Investment: $5,917.00

*Requires Elementary I for certification. EII: Practicum is not required if one was completed at EL I. Consultation visits are optional and are available upon request.

Should you need payment plan flexibility, please ask for further information. ​