Assistants to Infancy (0-3)

AMI Diploma Course Information

The Assistants to Infancy Diploma 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.

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Upcoming Course

Assistants to Infancy (0-3) Diploma Course
Two Summer Format

Director of Training – TBA
June 2021 through August 2022

Classes run 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Fridays

Current Course

Financial Aid

The Margaret Elizabeth Stephenson Fund AMI/USA established the MES FUND, INC. in honor of Margaret Elizabeth Stephenson, who devoted her life to AMI teacher training in the United States. The fund, which is administered and supported by AMI/USA, honors her legacy and extends her contribution to touch future teachers.  The fund awards partial scholarships in the form of tuition reduction towards AMI training in the United States to selected students.  The MES Application deadline is May 1st of the year your coursework begins both summer and academic course formats.  To learn more about MES Fund eligibility and for the MES Fund application click here.

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