Montessori School Establishment

Starting Your Montessori School: A Step-by-Step Guide

Montessori School Establishment

“The establishment of a new school should be viewed as the birth of a living organism, a community that nurtures the potential of every child.”  – Dr. Maria Montessori

October 2024

Online; 40 hours

8 Modules, Including:

– Lessons and Learning Resources

– Assignments

– Video Presentations

– A guide who ensures you are on pace

-Learning from successful Montessori school owners

Course Overview

This course covers the pre-planning stages of preparing to open your own Montessori school. It is designed for both Montessorians who want to learn more about the business side of operations and for business-minded leaders who want to create an authentic Montessori environment. The topics covered will help leaders to understand core business and marketing principles. They will also be taught how to integrate these business principles into their Montessori school in a way that preserves the unique Montessori pedagogy.

By the end of this course, leaders will have taken their first steps in opening their own Montessori school. The goal of this course is to guide leaders through the creation of an actionable business plan which will be critical in the early stages of opening their school.

This course covers a wide range of topics which will prepare you for planning your opening, including:

  • Developing your Business Plan
  • Networking and Market Analysis
  • Research and Pre-Planning
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Securing Funding
  • Hiring the Right People

Course Details

This course, Montessori School Establishment, is a fully online 40 hour course. Lectures are held weekly for two hours. The course takes place over nine weeks with eight weekly modules and a one-week check-in at the mid-point of the course.

Admission Process:

Admission Requirements

Applicants must:

be 18 years of age or older

possess a MACTE or AMI-accredited diploma

Program Start Date

October 10th, 2024

Course Fees

Tuition: $1990

Note: Fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

Course Aims and Objectives

  • understand the branding and marketing surrounding your Montessori school
  • hone your business and team management skills
  • gain an appreciation and understanding of the challenges and obstacles in starting a new school
  • learn to integrate Montessori principles with business acumen
  • develop an actionable business plan