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Frequently Asked Questions
Anyone who is interested in obtaining Montessori teacher training is welcome. You must hold a high school degree or GED (equivalency) and be at least 18 years old. We offer rolling admissions to begin training at any time
Yes! We adhere to a strict timeline of 6 months for our students to complete their training. We understand that sometimes extenuating circumstance get in the way. We will work with each student on an individual basis in the case of a possible delay for completion. If you can devote more time to your studies, you may complete your training sooner than 6 months.
You will need a reliable connection to the internet and a computer to complete this course.
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MKUTI adheres to the original tenets of the Montessori principles of education, staying true to the principles of the Montessori philosophy. MKUTI provides individual guidance and support to each student in training. Additionally, geographic proximity to a Montessori Kids Universe school may provide students the opportunity for an internship, mentoring or potential job opportunity. Our staff is deeply committed to every student’s success on their journey of becoming a Montessori educator.
No; MKUTI training is open to anyone, anywhere! Affiliation with an MKU school is not required.
You will begin the process by filling in the online application and ordering your manuals. Once you have received your manuals and paid your tuition you will receive a Welcome Letter. This letter will instruct you on next steps as well as how to register on our training platform. At that point, you may begin your training.
Yes! Our content-rich, carefully developed curriculum covers everything from the core philosophy to classroom management and material presentations. Additionally, you will be supported by a personal tutor to guide and support you inyour educational journey.
You are required to purchase a set of training manuals through our partner, Montessori Research and Development and two novels written by Maria Montessori
The training is offered in English only.
Students may withdraw from the program with refundwithin 3 days of date of registration. Refunds (less $100. for administrative fee) will be made within 30 days of receiving written notification. The student will be responsible for any outstanding or unpaid financial obligations prior to refund. In the event a student must postpone or interrupt training after training begins; the student will have 12 months to continue. Failure to continue training within 12 months will result in a new registration with all fees due.
Upon successful completion of each MKUTI course, you will receive an MKU Training Institute Diploma.
No. Although this is not a requirement; there is no substitute for “hands on” experience. We recommend that you seek an internship, assistant, or volunteer position in a Montessori classroom to apply your skills.