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Infant-Toddler Montessori Teacher Certification

A ten-month course which includes nine months of online study and classroom observations. 

Course Description

Age of Montessori is thrilled to announce the successful launch of our Infant-Toddler certification course  in September 2021 This ten-month course includes nine months of online study and classroom observations. During that same period, you will spend six to eight months interning in an infant or toddler prepared environment as you study and integrate your coursework into hands-on experience. 

Your journey will be geared around deepening your understanding of child development and learning to prepare environments for each stage of development. You will learn to observe the subtle changes you will see daily in each child and discover how to effectively respond. 


Upcoming Course Dates

How It Works

Step 1

Online course work. Study when it fits your schedule. Our knowledgeable, experienced faculty will guide you through the academic materials and interactive forums.

Step 2

Complete six to eight months interning (a minimum of 400 hours) in an infant or toddler prepared environment. This step can be done in conjunction with your online course work. 

Step 3

During the following summer, you will have 120 hours of face-to-face training with Age of Montessori faculty in Bozeman, Montana. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to check in at specific times?

A: No. While led by a teacher trainer, all forums and assignments will be completed on your own schedule.

Q: Is this course MACTE-accredited?

A: This course is an Applicant in Good Standing with MACTE. 

Q: As a head of school I have multiple students to enroll. Are there any discounts or customized dates we can take advantage of?

A: Yes. Our friendly customer service team will be happy to walk you through all the options. Please send an email to: [email protected]

Q: Will Montessori schools recognize this diploma?

A: Yes. MACTE is the international standard setting and accrediting body for Montessori teacher education. MACTE was granted initial recognition by the U.S. Department of Education in 1995. 

Q: What are your payment plan options?

A: Please send an email to [email protected] and they will guide you through the details and application process.

“The child is truly a miraculous being, and this should be felt deeply by the educator.”   

– Dr Maria Montessori