“Age of Montessori… everybody was just marvellous and warm and inviting and this virtual residency experience has surprisingly offered so much connection with so many people I would not have met otherwise. I'm just so grateful for...”
– Spencer M. / Watch the video 〉
“Huge benefit in that it was an online program and I have taken some online courses through my college career … it’s a beautiful platform that they use, very, very easy to maneuver within and the content they provide is phenomenal.”
– JackiLynn / Watch the video 〉
“… So, my goal is to get everybody Age of Montessori certified and hopefully someday there will be an Infant-Toddler piece because I do have that part of my school.”
– Allison K. / Watch the video 〉
Staying true to the tradition
Authentic Montessori Teacher Training
Age of Montessori is committed to delivering the original and unfiltered message and methods of Maria Montessori. We prepare modern Montessori teachers to meet the challenges of the classroom with the grace of a Montessori Professional. As an independent Montessori teacher training organization, we deliver MACTE–Accredited Certification Programs, Professional Development Courses, Webinars and Classroom Products that equip Montessori teachers to best serve the child.
Early Childhood Montessori Teacher Certification
MACTE-Accreditation is recognized in schools world-wide. Premier training taking you deeper into the depth and breadth of the Montessori method and message. Personal mentoring with expert faculty. Your MACTE-Accredited diploma a step closer to realizing your goals!
Begins October 15 2021
MACTE APPLICANT IN GOOD STANDING*
Infant-Toddler Teacher Certification
Coming in Fall 2021 As more parents enter the workforce full-time the demand for high-quality infant/toddler care is growing at an incredible rate. Upon graduation of this program you will be certified to work in or own a Montessori Infant/Toddler care center. Take the next big step in your career.
Begins September 1, 2021
Now offering Infant/Toddler Montessori Teacher Certification!
Co-creators Mary Ellen Maunz and Nancy McNabb
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The Age of Montessori LIVE Webinar series delivers!
Master Montessori Teachers, school directors and early childhood experts present on the topics that you need addressed NOW. As part of our mission as a non-profit to spread the work of Maria Montessori far and wide, these webinars are available to all at no cost. The insight, information, and inspiration you as an attendee will receive is invaluable. Montessori teachers, school administrators and parents will enjoy diving deep into the pedagogy of Maria Montessori and applying it to everyday situations.
“I love Age of Montessori, faculty and teachers. I love the support that I am offered here. I feel that the material is high quality and true to Montessori. It resonates with me on a deep level. All the webinars are rich with resources and information to help us in the becoming of the teachers and parents we wish to be.” - Helene T.
About Our Founder
Age of Montessori’s founder, Mary Ellen Maunz, has more than 40 years of experience in Montessori education for both teachers and parents. She collaborated for two decades with Dr. Elisabeth Caspari, student and personal friend of Maria Montessori. She is an international authority on early childhood and elementary education and has lectured and taught students in 5 continents and 7 countries. Internationally-renowned author and lecturer, Maunz is on a lifelong mission to help parents understand the underlying needs of the developing child. She is an innovator in Montessori education and has developed two accredited teacher training programs and online courses designed for both parents and teachers.
“In order to meet the needs of our children, we must first understand them.”
– Mary Ellen Maunz, founder Age of Montessori