Full Montessori Teacher Preparation International (MTPI) certification for Level 2 1/2 to 6 Years
(MTPI is the progressive, distance-learning affiliate of Montessori Teacher Preparation of WA.)
This 100+ hour online Montessori training program covers the following topics:
Introduction to Montessori Education
Sensorial Education for Young Children
Practical Living Materials
Art the Montessori Way
Communication & Discipline
Montessori Language Materials
Music for Young Children
Montessori Math Materials
Cultural Materials: Geography, History & Science
This course consists of three parts:
Phase I – online course (140 hours)
Phase II – 3-week onsite course (120 hours)
Phase III – practicum (720 hours)
Phase IV – certification
In Phase I you will:
Gain new concepts in education of young children through reading Dr. Montessori’s books, hearing discussions of her ideas, and writing your own thoughts regarding her philosophy of education.
Watch 100+ hours of learning materials being presented by a master teacher.
Proceed at your own pace.
In Phase II you will:
Prove competency with the materials by attending 3-week onsite course Kent, WA.
When your 34 written assignments and 10 albums have been completed, you may apply for your academic certificate from MTP.
In Phase III you will:
Work and learn under an experienced Category A certified Montessori teacher. (A Category A teacher holds a B.A., a national Montessori teaching certificate and has one year’s teaching experience.) Self-directed internships may be approved as well.
Complete a 10-month intern diary and internship.
Complete all of the requirements as outlined in the intern job description.
In Phase IV you will:
Application for full MTP certification. Hybrid courses do not hold MACTE accredited status.