MONTESSORI TEACHER CERTIFICATION
This program is fully accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE).
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Schedule Montessori 2014-2015
To earn a certificate, you must complete the following courses and practicum hours. You may begin with Module I, II, or III. For the practicum, you must finish all four Modules and start the following September or January. There are no classes available in July and August.
- Philosophy / Theory
- Practical Life
- Child Development
- Art, Music and Movement
- Parent Involvement / Education
- Science / Social Studies
- Program Leadership
September 2015 - June 2016
- 540 hours internship
- Prerequisite: Successful completion of all required courses
The practicum phase, or internship, consists of 540 clocked hours (maximum 15 hours per week) of classroom work under the MTTI/NJ-approved supervision of an AMS or MACTE Early Childhood certified Head Teacher. The Practicum phase may be self-directed if the student's formal request is approved by MTTI/NJ and the student pays an additional fee. Once both the academic and practicum phases have been successfully completed, the student will be eligible for the Montessori Early Childhood Certificate from the American Montessori Society.
For details on the spring 2015 offerings of Montessori Module III and IV, please view page 29 of the EDUCATION section within the spring catalog.