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Montessori Training Center Northeast

Current Course Information

Association Montessori Internationale Assistants Training Course

The Montessori Training Center Northeast (MTCNE) is pleased to offer the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) Primary and Elementary Assistants Training Course directed by AMI Primary Trainer, Gretchen Hall and AMI Elementary Director, Gerry Leonard. The course consists of class lectures, discussions and activities. Participants must also log 9 additional hours of observation in Montessori Primary and Elementary classrooms following the summer course to receive their certificate. Readings and written papers will be assigned throughout the training. Participants successfully completing the course will be awarded either the AMI Primary or AMI Elementary Assistants Course Certificate depending on the break-out track the participant chooses.

This course will:

  • Give you an introduction to Montessori education
  • Give you a basic understanding of children and how they learn
  • Introduce you to the Montessori classroom environment
  • Help you understand how adults support learning in the Montessori classroom
  • Introduce you to the role of the Assistant in a Primary or Elementary Montessori classroom
  • Give you practical guidelines on how to interact with children
  • Give you practical guidelines on how to support the Guide in the Primary or Elementary Montessori classroom


August 6 – August 17, 2018 (excludes weekend dates of August 11-12)
8:30 am – 4:00 pm daily

60 hours total class time plus 9 hours additional observation time.
Complete all course requirements, including the 9 hours of observation, by October 2018.
Certificates will be awarded upon completion of all requirements.

Location and Housing

CREC Montessori Training Center Northeast (MTCNE) map
Butterworth Hall
University of Hartford Asylum Avenue Campus
1265 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105

Holiday Inn – East Hartford, Connecticut
Students that are attending the Assistants Training course in Hartford, CT have an option to reserve accommodations at the Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown area at a special rate. MTCNE is making this option available as a courtesy to our students. Learn more here.


Tuition for course is $900 plus cost of books.

Interested? Apply now for the 2018 Training Course

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