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Join the American Montessori Society and Montessori colleagues from countries worldwide for 4 mind-bending days of exploration, discovery, friendships, and adventures.

Call For Nominations

Living Legacy

Nominations for the 2020 Living Legacy are now being accepted. The deadline to return the completed Living Legacy Nomination Form is November 16, 2018.

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Initiative to Create Montessori-Inspired Schools

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently announced a $2 billion philanthropic effort to help homeless families and launch high-quality, full-scholarship, Montessori-inspired preschools.

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Emerging Leaders Fellowship

Are you looking to assume a leadership position within the Montessori community? We're gearing up for another cohort group, and invite aspiring Montessori leaders to apply for a year of online and in-person professional development.

AMS Membership

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The new AMS membership year started July 1. Join or renew today, to be a part of our passionate community!

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Montessori Life Parent Articles

Our Family Support Materials page is filled with great articles for parents and caregivers to help encourage learning all year round. Download and share them with your school community.

Apply for a Peace Seed Grant

The American Montessori Society Peace Committee awards annual Peace Seed Grants to help fund projects that promote peace education. Submit an application for the grant by November 1.

Upcoming Requirements for HOS & Secondary Teachers

Heads of schools and Secondary teachers in AMS accredited and full-member schools: We encourage you to start preparing now for requirements that will take effect July 1, 2020.

Log Your Professional Development Hours

If your AMS credential was issued on or after July 1, 2013, you must complete 50 CPD hours every 5 years for it to remain active, and use our tracking form to share the information with us.