Get Montessori Trained
Montessori training is a life changing experience. Anyone can be trained - some get trained to be teachers, some to support school opening, and others to grow as parents. Montessori training is a requirement for Teacher Leaders planning to open a Wildflower school. Read below to learn about Montessori training opportunities and possible supports.
Montessori Training Centers
Association Montessori International (AMI)
AMI’s global network empowers teachers and communities through the holistic approach of Maria Montessori, helping all children become truly capable and productive individuals by focusing on their moral, behavioral, emotional, and intellectual development.
American Montessori Society (AMS)
The American Montessori Society is a hub for all things Montessori: an information center for over 18,000 members, the media, and the public; a voice in the public policy arena; and a mobilizing force for the global Montessori community, through support services, research, and professional development events.
The Center for Guided Montessori Studies (CGMS)
CGMS, the largest and most respected Montessori teacher certification program, was founded in 2006 to make Montessori teacher education more effective and more accessible. CGMS course of study uses cutting-edge distance-learning technologies to reduce the amount of time students have to spend physically at any one given Montessori training center. These same technologies also allow students to collaborate more effectively, and review Montessori theory and practice more thoroughly and with greater repetition over time.
Prepared Montessorian Institute
A modern apporach to Montessori training: A training and professional development platform that offers Montessori teacher training diplomas and Montessori short courses for continuous learning.
Montessori Training Sponsorship & Grants
Black Wildflowers Fund: Montessori Credential Grant for Black Educators
To invest in the future of Black leadership, we will provide grants to Black educators pursuing Montessori training through MACTE credentialed programs. Our goal is to train and foster communities of practice for 60+ Black Montessori educators over the next three years. Priority will be given to individuals who've already applied or been accepted to a Montessori training program. We encourage all Black educators interested in obtaining a Montessori credential to apply!
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Bachelor's Degree Pathways Scholarship - Child Care Aware WA
February 2, 2024 at 5:05:25 PM
This pathway can be used at any approved MACTE-accredited academy in Washington State, and only for early childhood and infant and toddler credentials.
Up to $9,000 in tuition and fees per scholarship contract, paid directly to the academic institution
Book reimbursement of up to $500
Release time paid to the employer at a rate of $15 per hour, up to 3 hours per week for each term enrolled
Completion incentive for scholars who have successfully completed their scholarship contracts
Be employed at a child care center or family child care program that participates in Early Achievers for at least 3 months at time of application
Work a minimum of 10 hours per week
Have completed an associate or bachelor’s degree
Scholars must remain with their same employer for 6 months after the successful completion of a yearlong scholarship contract in order to qualify for the incentive
Scholars must adhere to scholarship guidelines and contract terms
Scholars are responsible for the cost of attendance beyond the maximums and benefits of the scholarship contract
All scholarship applications must be complete and submitted by the dates below to be considered for the corresponding term.
Fall term – August 15
Winter term (including spring semester) – November 15
Spring term – February 15
Summer term – April 15
Submitting an application does not guarantee funding. Notifications are sent via email the first week of the month following your submission. For example, if you submit an application on July 14, you will be notified the first week of August.