This 75+ hour DVD Montessori training program covers the following topics:
Administration and Parent Relations
This course consists of three parts:
Phase I – academic
Phase II – internship
Phase III – application for MTPI 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 75+ hours of lectures, discussions and learning materials being presented by a master teacher.
Proceed at your own pace, requesting the next DVD when you return the completed one.
Prove competency with the materials by attending a 1-week competency testing at Montessori Plus School in Kent any time during the year.
When your written assignments and 5 albums have been completed, you may apply for your academic certificate from Montessori Teacher Preparation International (MTPI), and begin Phase II. Exceptions may be made for experienced persons to begin their internship concurrent to Phase I.
In Phase II you will:
prove competency in a Montessori classroom certified by the MTPI.
Work and learn under an experienced Category A certified Montessori teacher. (A Category A teacher holds a B.A., a national Birth – 3 Montessori teaching certificate and has one year’s teaching experience.) Self-directed internships may be approved as well.
Complete an intern diary and 400 hours of internship.
Complete all of the requirements as outlined in the intern diary.
Phase III, which consists of application for full MTPI certification. MTPI is the progressive, distance-learning affiliate of MTP of WA. All MTP of WA DVD courses do not hold MACTE accredited status.
DVD 1 (refundable, prior to full enrollment)
Enrollment fee (non-refundable)
Materials fee: handouts and pictures, sets A & B (non-refundable)
51 DVD rentals at $35 each (tapes 2 – 52) (non-refundable)