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Our Elementary I-II Teacher Education Program prepares the Adult Learner for their role as a Montessori guide in a mixed-age classroom (6-12). The program introduces the fundamentals of Elementary Montessori Education in two components:
Graduates will earn an Elementary I-II credential from the American Montessori Society.
The academic phase comprises of 611 hours.
Class work will include a combination of presentation, theory and hands on experience during supervised lab work and is complemented with distance learning courses. The academic part of the program is taught within these areas:
Practicum experience is crucial for the transformation of a Montessori teacher. The Practicum can be done in a classroom with a Supervising Teacher or Self Directed. Observations and discussions with our experienced Field Supervisor will give the Interns support as they work toward Practicum completion. Two major projects are developed during the Practicum.
The Practicum consists of at least 1,080 hours during a minimum of 1 school year in a classroom fulfilling AMS standards.
The Early Childhood Overview course is a compulsory pre-requisite to the Elementary I course for participants who do not hold a credential from an internationally recognized Early Childhood (2.5 - 6) course (AMS, AMI, or other MACTE accredited).
|Application Fee||EUR 60||NOK 600||This non-refundable fee covers the costs of the application process and associated paperwork.|
|Tuition||EUR 9,800||NOK 98,000||
Tuition fee covers:
The fee is payable in 2 installments.
|Manuals||EUR||NOK||Complete set of course manuals - according to real cost of the manuals and exchange rate. The full set costs around USD 900.|
|Early Childhood Overview Course||EUR 200||NOK 2,000||This course is a required pre-requisite for the Elementary I course for Adult Learners who do not possess a credential from an AMS/AMI/NCME or other MACTE accredited Early Childhood program.|
Judy graduated from the University of South Florida in Business Management and from Barry University in Elementary Education with a concentration in Montessori Education. She then earned a Specialist degree from Barry University in Early Childhood Education, with a concentration in Montessori Education. She also completed the Education Leadership certification program at the University of North Florida.
Judy began her career at Amelia Island Montessori School. She taught for 15 years in a 6-9 classroom and 5 years in a 9-12 classroom. She has taught for Barry University and other Training Centers in the United States and abroad.
Judy earned her 6-9 credential and 9-12 credential at North Carolina Center Montessori Teacher Education Program. Judy completed an AMS and MACTE credential program at the 3-6 level and holds (2) AMS credentials at the 6 - 12 level. She is the Methodologist of Montessori Education for Duhovka Montessori Elementary Schools and Director of Duhovka Montessori Teacher Education Program - Elementary levels.
Thanks to the significant interest in our training programs, Duhovka Montessori is pleased to confirm the training dates listed above. To make sure you secure your registration contact us as soon as possible.
To begin the application process please contact us at the email address provided. This will initiate your registration.
We look forward to getting to know more about you and will guide you through the process outlined below. Your application will be assessed based on the criteria below. You will be notified of your acceptance to the program by email.
You are welcome to contact us with questions or requests for more information.
We will contact you for a short interview on your motivation to join and accomplish the training. The interview can be done in person, via Skype or by an email exchange.
Submit the registration fee and the following documents:
Scan of your university transcript
You will be informed of your acceptance once you have satisfied the admission criteria
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree*
Demonstrate a minimum English level of B2 as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Your motivation for applying to the training program in your motivation letter and interview
Upon satisfying the admission criteria the applicants will be accepted based on a first-come-first-served basis
* For the Early Childhood course level only: Graduates who have earned a secondary level (high school) diploma, a GED, or the international equivalent thereof, but have not earned a bachelor’s degree are awarded an Associate credential for that level.
Teachers with an Associate Early Childhood credential are eligible for upgrade to an AMS Early Childhood credential upon completing the bachelor’s degree requirement.