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Become a Member

Become a Member

AMS is a membership organization, a collaboration of teachers, administrators, schools, families, and others who prize Montessori education.

Your membership in AMS supports our common goals:

  • ensuring high standards for Montessori schools and teacher education programs;
  • providing professional development for Montessori teachers;
  • raising public awareness and understanding of Montessori education.

As an AMS member, you’re part of a movement to improve education for children around the globe, with representation at the United Nations and a strong advocacy voice in public policy affairs.

Membership also includes valuable benefits and opportunities, such as online access to our award-winning publication, Montessori Life; discounted conference fees; and participation in insurance and savings plans.

In addition, we offer two distinct ListServers—one for heads of member schools and another for member teachers—through which colleagues can easily ask questions, raise topics for discussion, and share ideas.

AMS membership runs from July 1 to June 30, but you may join at any time and pay prorated dues.

Teacher education programs can apply for AMS affiliation rather than membership. To learn more, please visit Teacher Education Programs.

We look forward to having you aboard!

Individual Membership

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Individual memberships inspire and sustain the vital work of AMS. Join now!

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School Membership

AMS member schools benefit from a variety of services and opportunities. Join now!

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