MONTESSORI TEACHER CERTIFICATION
This program is affiliated by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE).
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MTTI MCCC Application for Early Childhood Montessori Teacher
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.