Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
Organization founded in 1929 by Dr. Maria Montessori to maintain the integrity of her life's work and to ensure its perpetuation after her death. Guidance for AMI training courses, for establishment of schools, for manufacture of approved educational materials, and for publication of Dr. Montessori's books. Organization of congresses and study conferences.
International Centre for Montessori Education (ICME)
Located in Amman, Jordan. Offers teacher training, accreditation, and other resources for the Montessori community.
International Montessori Society (IMS)
Promotes commitment to Montessori principles, with emphasis on preparation of the environment and unobtrusive observation in deference to the individual liberty of the student. School consultation and recognition criteria, publications, teacher education, and regional conferences and workshops for teachers, administrators, and parents.
Michigan Montessori Society
The society promotes the philosophy of Maria Montessori and provides resources to teachers, parents, and administrators.
Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE)
An autonomous postsecondary accrediting agency for Montessori teacher education programs. The council accredits (1) independent postsecondary institutions which offer comprehensive, in-residence certification; and (2) programs or departments located within institutions already accredited by another recognized agency.
Montessori Association of New Zealand (MANZ)
Resource for parents, educators, and researchers. Teacher training, conferences, news and listing of schools.
Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest (MEIPN)
Seattle, Washington, USA. A Montessori community committed to educating, preparing, and supporting teachers.
The Indian Montessori Centre
Offer courses to train educators in the Montessori method. Includes facts about the centre and courses, recognized schools, online bookstore and general information about the method. Located in Bangalore.
The Montessori Foundation
Non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of Montessori education in the U.S. and abroad. Programs and resources for parents, teachers, administrators, and board members.