What You Can do with this Degree

The American Montessori Society teaching certificate is recognized worldwide.

Career opportunities are open for teachers, site supervisors, curriculum coordinators, and program directors in:

  • Early Childhood Learning Centers
  • Public or private school settings where innovative teaching strategies are applied (state teaching certificate is required to teach in public schools.)
  • Montessori Charter Schools

There is a growing need for certified Montessori teachers in the early childhood and elementary levels as:

  • Additional Montessori Charter schools open
  • More public school systems include Montessori in their Schools of Choice Program
  • Early Childhood Programs are expanding to the elementary level
  • An ever-increasing number of private Montessori schools open