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“Resting no longer on a curriculum or a timetable, education must conform to the facts of human life.”
- Dr. Maria Montessori
Online and Blended Course Design for Flipping the Classroom
Teacher Education and Mentoring program (TEAM)
Current Course Information
Assistants to Infancy - A to I (infant to 3 years)
The assistants to infancy course provides an opportunity for in-depth study of Montessori pedagogy and practices along with current medical and psychological approaches to child development during the first three years of life. During the course, students are introduced to Montessori’s theory of human development and specific studies in anatomy and physiology, obstetrics, nutrition and hygiene, child neuropsychiatry, development of movement, development of language, music, art, and spiritual development. The course combines lectures, practice and extensive observations of infants and toddlers.
Two Summer AMI Assistants to Infancy Course beginning in June 2019 pending AMI approval
Director of Training - Dora Maria Vidales
June 2017 through August 2018
Summer 1 Course: June 12 - Aug 11, 2017
Summer 2 Course: June 11 - Aug 17, 2018
Classes run 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Fridays
|Session||Amount Due||Payment Due|
|Summer 1||$5,000 (Includes $500 nonrefundable deposit, applied to tuition)||June 1, 2017|
|Summer 2||$5,000||June 1, 2018|
|Application Fee||$100 (nonrefundable)|
|International VISA Processing Fee||$200 (nonrefundable)|
All students must also maintain yearly AMI-USA membership which is currently $75 annually. Books, supplies, materials, housing, and other expenses are not included in the tuition.
Click here for the Assistants to Infancy NYC Area Booklist.