Montessori Education is a career pathway that can guide professional growth of individuals inspired by the potential of every child and who recognize a method that serves every child.
Montessori education originated as a research based and documented method based on the natural development of children. The goals of Montessori education are to clear the path of development and maximize potential.
The path of Teacher education can serve the dedicated adult in the same spirit as the schools at many levels serve children.
The Montessori teacher is educated in the curriculum and design of Montessori classrooms. Credentials are gained at these levels:
IT: Infant Toddler
EC: Early Childhood
EL I or EL I- II: Elementary
SI or S I-II: Secondary
The Montessori assistant can start with introductory courses to have a foundation in classroom support and purposes of education and pursue a full credential when ready to seek a leadership position.
Visit a Montessori School to learn more about a fulfilling career. Explore the PNMA website to learn more about the Montessori Community.