American Montessori Society (AMS) - National center for Montessori information, with emphasis on team-teaching wherein students work under faculty with strengths in various areas of theory and practicum. School consultation and accreditation protocol, affiliated teacher preparation courses, annual meeting, and regional seminars and workshops for member schools, teachers, administrators, and parents.
Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) - Organization founded in 1929 by Dr. Maria Montessori to maintain the integrity of her life's work and to ensure its perpetuation after her death. Guidance for AMI training courses, for establishment of schools, for manufacture of approved educational materials, and for publication of Dr. Montessori's books. Organization of congresses and study conferences.
International Montessori Society (IMS) - Promotes commitment to Montessori principles, with emphasis on preparation of the environment and unobtrusive observation in deference to the individual liberty of the student. School consultation and recognition criteria, publications, teacher education, and regional conferences and workshops for teachers, administrators, and parents.
Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) - An autonomous postsecondary accrediting agency for Montessori teacher education programs. The council accredits (1) independent postsecondary institutions which offer comprehensive, in-residence certification; and (2) programs or departments located within institutions already accredited by another recognized agency.
The Montessori Foundation - Non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of Montessori education in the U.S. and abroad. Programs and resources for parents, teachers, administrators, and board members.
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