Training of Trainers Certificate Course – Overview

Online Training of Trainers' Certificate Course - Overview

Level 1, Level 2, Level 3

“The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say the children are now working as if I did not exist.” – Dr. Maria Montessori

Course Overview

The Training of Trainers’ Certificate Course is offered to experienced and qualified Montessori Teachers who wish to further enrich their careers by training to become Montessori Teacher Trainers.

Montessori Teacher’s College’s course is an invigorating experience that provides you with the opportunity to deepen your understanding of the ideas and principles of Dr. Maria Montessori to ultimately pass your knowledge, experience and passion onto future generations of Montessori teachers, touching their hearts and spirit.

Course Details

The Training of Trainers’ Certificate Course consists of three levels to become fully certified as a Montessori Lecturer.

Level 1

The Principles of Professional Adult Education: a combination of theoretical and practical experiences in the framework of Dr. Maria Montessori’s philosophy and methodologies in becoming a candidate lecturer for adult learners.

Level 2

Assessment, Observational and Reflective Experiences of Adult Education: the candidate lecturer will learn to observe both through the prism of a lecturer and through the eyes of an adult learner. Opportunities for integrating theoretical concepts with practical work will be scheduled.

Level 3:

Managing and Lecturing: the candidate lecturer will now take responsibility for communicating, setting goals, objectives and learning outcomes for the adult learners. The candidate lecturer will also plan, instruct, assess and evaluate a section of the Montessori curriculum as well as provide feedback to the adult learners in the group. The candidate lecturer will be supported by an experienced Montessori mentor, and will also be evaluated by the adult learners.

Career Opportunities

Career Positions Available:

  • Montessori Lecturer with a Montessori Training College
  • School Supervisor/Administrator
  • School Principal/Vice-Principal
  • Montessori Teacher’s Supervisor

Admission Process:

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have

A Montessori diploma from a MACTE accredited Training College or from AMI 

A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in a Montessori prepared environment (classroom)

A university degree or equivalent

To apply for Level 2, you must be accepted after an interview and have completed the Training of Trainers Certificate Course Level 1

To apply for Level 3, you must be accepted after an interview and have completed the Training of Trainers Certificate Course Level 2 and Level 1

Course Schedule

Level 1: 12 weeks (June 12th, 2021 – September 18th, 2021)

Level 2: Please contact MTC to determine a schedule

Level 3: Please contact MTC to determine a schedule

Course Fees

Level 1: $795.00

Level 2: $495.00

Level 3: $795.00