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Tuesday, April 16, 2021 | 6:00-7:00pm

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MONTESSORI TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

The Montessori Teacher Training Institute of Mercer County Community College is American Montessori Society (AMS) affiliated and is accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE.) Our program utilizes the complete Montessori curriculum.

Classes are held at Robbinsville Montessori located at 2022 Washington Boulevard in Robbinsville, New Jersey; this location enables students in our program to be immersed in the Montessori method from the first day of class.

Who should enroll?

  • Montessori teachers or assistant teachers who do not have certification
  • Teachers and educators who wish to learn (and receive certification in) the Montessori Method
  • Those considering a career in Montessori education - a Montessori Teacher Certificate is recognized in every state and throughout the world. 
  • Parents or other individuals who wish to further their understanding of child development and successful teaching methods.

 

Requirements:

  • A proficient understanding of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Bachelor's Degree (to earn a Montessori Teacher designation)
  • High school diploma or equivalent or Associates Degree (to earn a Montessori Associate designation)

To earn a certificate, you must complete the following courses and practicum hours. Please download information about the program including the Adult Learner Handbook and an application (links below). Montessori schools will not hire a teacher without the Montessori Teacher certificate.

 

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Module I (Fall 2020)

  • Philosophy/Theory
  • Practical Life

Cost: $1,650   (price could be subject to change)

Module II (Fall 2020)

  • Sensorial
  • Math
  • Art

Cost: $1,095   (price could be subject to change)

Module III (Spring 2021)

  • Child Development
  • Language
  • Music, Movement

Cost: $1,215   (price could be subject to change)

Module IV (Spring 2021)

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

Cost: $1,435   (price could be subject to change)


Practicum - 540 hours

Pre-requisite: Successful completion of Modules I-IV

Cost: $1,350   (price could be subject to change)

 

Self- Directed Practicum

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Modules I-IV

Cost: $2,230 (price could be subject to change)

All interested students should please download our Adult Learner Handbook and Application.

MONTESSORI APPLICATION FORM

MONTESSORI POLICIES AND PROCEDURE

 


Module III  (Remote)

The course within this module will cover Child Development, Language, and Music and Movement components of learning. Coursework within Child Development delves into the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social stages of child development and the learning theories that apply to them.

 NCEDU-CS007-01 / 7.2 CEU / cost: $1,215

Dates  Jan 7 – Mar 4               Time  5:30-8:30pm (TU, TH); SA  8:30am – 4:30pm (SA)

Sessions 18                               Instructor  Monica Shah

Day TU, TH, SA                      NOTES SA  ½ hour lunch - no class Jan 28
Sat classes: Jan 9, 23; Feb 6, 20
TU: Jan 12, 19; Feb 2,9,16; Mar 2
TH: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28; Feb 4,11,18,25; Mar 4

 


Module IV  (Remote)

This module covers the areas observation, parent involvement, science, social studies, and classroom leadership all comprise this module. Botany, zoology, earth elements, and physical science will be topics of study in science while land and water forms, globes, maps, and flags will be covered in social studies. In classroom leadership, you will learn the important class components of scheduling and curriculum planning, lesson strategies, communication, problem solving, and much more.

 NCEDU-CS008-01 / 8.85 CEU / cost: $1,435

Dates  Mar 9 – May 8                     Time  5:30-8:30pm (TU, TH); SA 8:30am – 4:30pm (SA)

Sessions 23                                    Instructor Monica Shah

Day TU, TH, SA                         NOTES½ hour lunch – SA Apr 24 and May 8 only : 9am-3:30pm
Sat classes: Mar 13, 27; Apr 10; 24; May 8
TU: Mar 9,16,23,30; Apr 6,13,20, 27; May 4
TH: Mar 11,18, 25; Apr 1,8,15,22,29; May 6

 


Practicum - 540 hours

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Modules I-IV / cost: $1,350

NCEDU-CS009-01 / cost: $1350 

Dates Sep 1 – Jun 30

 


Self-Directed Practicum

NCEDU-CS009-02 / cost: $2,230

Dates Sep 1 – Jun 30

 


 

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