AMI Montessori Diploma Course – Assistants to Infancy

The purpose of this course is the in depth study of the Montessori method and of the current medical and psychological approaches regarding the child’s development during the first three years of life.

The diploma is granted to the students whose attendance is over 90%, submit their homework in time at the required standards, complete their 250 hours of observation and practice and pass the written and oral exams at the end of the training course.

Students are higher education graduates.

The course will be held in English with Romanian translation.

Trainer:  Sharlyn Smith  

Structure of the training course*:

The first module: the 3rd of March – the 4th of April 2025 (5 weeks – at the institute)

The second module: the 4th of August – the 29th of August 2025 (4 weeks – online)

The third module: the 2nd of March – the 28th of March 2026 (4 weeks – at the institute)

The forth module: the 13th of July – the 15th of August 2026 (5 weeks – at the institute)

*Slight date changes might occur and, depending on restrictions, it’s possible that part of the course takes place online.

Schedule first, third and forth module:

Monday – Friday: 08.30 – 16.30 (at the institute).

Schedule second module:

Monday – Friday: 18:00 – 19:30 and 20:00 – 21:30 – online session on Zoom and 3-4 hours of individual study/day.

The fee for the course starts at 8500 euro (VAT included). Here you can find all the payment options.

The course will be in English with Romanian translation.

For more information, please read the Student Handbook.

Course enrollment procedure:

  1. Fill out the application form and upload it to the “Enrolling in a course” section together with your CV, a scanned copy of your ID and the data processing agreement.
  2. Schedule an interview so that we get to know each other and you find out more about the course.
  3. Send all the necessary documents and sign the contract.
  4. First invoice payment (depending on the chosen payment method).

The advantages of AMI Montessori educator courses at Montessori Institute of Bucharest:

– Interaction with experienced trainers;

– Access to a classroom with a complete set of Montessori materials;

– Access to Montessori kindergartens in Romania and abroad to carry out the observation and practice hours (depending on the available places);

– Free access to the “Lectura si ceai” events held at MIB during the course and after graduation;

– Access to mentoring courses after graduation;

– Free access to all the volumes from the MIB library;

– Become an AMI and ADEMR member during the course.

The diploma obtained after promoting the course is recognized internationally for its quality. Those who have the AMI diploma, but not a professional training as an educator may work at the Montessori institutions with an educational center status. To work in a kindergarten authorised or accredited by the Ministry of Education, graduates need an educator qualifications as required by the Ministry of Education.

*Students are considered enrolled when the first payment is made.

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