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CALENDAR ~ NEW start date of September 1, 2023

The Administrator course may be completed in 17 months.
Academic Instructional Hours are a combination of online, in residence, synchronous Zoom (SZ) online with entire cohort in real time, and Independent Study.
Seminars are a combination of time in residence at MECR in Denver (* or designated location in Denver area) and a follow-up synchronous Zoom (SZ) meeting.
Total administrator practicum hours: 720 minimum

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$250 non-refundable (Early Bird = $150 before June 1st)


$9,200 – includes course handouts, seminars, AMS student fees.
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Katie Torres, Course Coordinator and Practicum Coordinator,
Kate Broughton, Mandi Franz,  Sara Knickerbocker, Betsy Lockhart, Kathryn Ross, Katie Torres


Montessori Philosophy
Program Development
Leading a Montessori School
Educational Leadership
Montessori Curriculum
School Operations


A bachelor’s degree

As part of the application, you will need contact information for three professional references (we send them a form via email), a current resume, and a personal statement.
For the personal statement, please respond to the following questions in 2-3 pages: a) What do you know about the Montessori approach to education? b) Why are you seeking a Montessori Administrator credential? c) What are the personal qualities and talents that you bring to a leadership role in a Montessori school? d) How do you plan on organizing your time/life in order to meet the Administrator course requirements?