Teacher Education Program

Application Requirements

 

An applicant for the 2 1/2 through 6 program must have completed high school with an academic diploma. An applicant for the 6 to 12 program must have completed high school with an academic diploma AND a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. If a 6 to 12 program applicant holds a degree from a non-U.S. university, the degree must be documented to be equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree. An AMS Elementary Certification/Credential WILL NOT be awarded until the student has obtained a bachelor's degree.

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must meet on an individual basis with the teacher education program director, either by an informal, in-person meeting or by phone interview.
  • For 2 1/2 through 6 program, the applicant must compose an essay on the topic "Why I Wish to Take Montessori Training."
  • For 6 to 12 program, applicant must compose an essay based on the following topic: "Choose a positive incident from your own educational career that you remember as being stimulating, and tell why it is memorable."

Application Procedures

  • An application form must be completed and returned with the non-refundable application fee and the required essay.
  • Applicants for the 2 1/2 through 6 program must provide a NOTARIZED copy of a high school diploma or, if a college graduate, an OFFICIAL college transcript from an ACCREDITED institution.
  • Applicants for the 6 to 12 program must provide a NOTARIZED copy of a high school diploma AND a copy of his or her Montessori 2 1/2-6 credential.
  • The applicant must furnish two (2) letters of reference.

Location Where Classes Meet

Maitland Montessori School
236 North Swoope Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751

Application Deadlines

2 1/2-6:  July 1, 2018; 6-12 or 9-12:  June 1, 2019 (The next full 6-9 cycle begins with Part A in the summer of 2019 and Part B in the summer of 2020.  Please contact the main office at 407-628-0019 for further details.)

Applying for Admission

All inquiries for information should sent by postal mail to:

Maitland Montessori School
236 North Swoope Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751

For more information: Contact us