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Q&A’s: Should I Become a Montessori Teacher?

Why become a Montessori teacher? Choosing the right career path is one of the most important decisions we’ll make in our lives. There are many equally important factors to consider such as job satisfaction, training and credential requirements, personal fulfillment, job demand, advancement opportunities, and salary. Age of Montessori has answers to some of the […]

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Elementary I & II Course in Full Swing AND MACTE Evaluation is Behind Us!

Our Three Evaluator, Three-Day Onsite Inspection is Successfully Behind Us!   Things are moving right along at Grace Montessori Academy in Billings, Montana, where we are holding our first Elementary Residency. The elementary course for Elementary certification consists of a full academic year of online study of the philosophy, psychology and practical aspects of classroom […]

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What Montessori Training Really Is (or Should Be!)

Good quality Montessori training is a very deep study of childhood development; it is a spiritual transformation; it is an analysis of everything it takes to help the child. ~Mary Ellen Maunz, M.Ed., Founder, Program Director, Age of Montessori Training to become a Montessori educator is much more than learning a teaching method. To truly […]

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About Accreditation for Montessori Teacher Education & MACTE

What does it mean when a Montessori teacher-training program says it is accredited by MACTE? So, you’re doing your due diligence and looking into your options for Montessori teacher- training programs. The possibilities are numerous, but then again so are your requirements. You want a quality education, an authentic Montessori philosophy, and highly qualified instructors. […]

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Mary Ellen Attends Annual MACTE Symposium

I spent the first three days of December in Alexandria, Virginia, with Montessori teacher educators from around the world discussing how to improve our courses and better assess our students at the first annual symposium sponsored by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) and the International Association of Montessori Educators (IAME). Many interesting […]

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