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MONTESSORI TEACHER CERTIFICATION

 

This program is affiliated by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE).

 

The Montessori Teacher Training Institute of Mercer County Community College is one of the only Montessori training programs offering evening classes as well as module pricing as a means of making

the total program tuition more manageable.

For a full description of the program, please view page 29 of
our FALL CATALOG.

Applications are being accepted for the 2015-16 program until August 25th.

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Downloadable Forms:

MTTI MCCC Application Policies and Procedures

MTTI MCCC FAQ

MTTI MCCC Application for Early Childhood Montessori Teacher

MTTI 2015-2016 CALENDAR

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. 

Module I      

Fall 2015

  • Philosophy / Theory
  • Practical Life

Course #NCEDU-CS005-01 / 6.8 CEU / $1,478

13 Tuesday & Thursday classes - September 8 - October 20, 2015 - 5:30pm-8:30pm
4 Saturday classes:

September 12 and 26, 2015 - 8:30am - 4:00pm (1/2 hour lunch break included)

October 10 and 17, 2015 - 8:30am - 4:30pm (1/2 hour lunch break included)
 

Module II  

Fall 2015

  • Child Development
  • Sensorial         
  • Art, Music and Movement                            

Course #NCEDU-CS006-01 / 7.5 CEU / $997

15 Tuesday & Thursday classes - October 22 - December 15, 2015 - 5:30pm-8:30pm
(No class November 26)
4 Saturday classes - October 31, November 14, December 5 and December 12, 2015

8:30am - 4:30pm (1/2 hour lunch break included)

 

Module III

Spring 2016

  • Math
  • Language

  

Module IV

Spring 2016

  • Observation
  • Parent Involvement / Education
  • Science / Social Studies
  • Program Leadership

Practicum

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.

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