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Admissions

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS– INFANT—TODDLER

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college/university or its equivalent.Special consideration is given to those students without a degree who have experience in the field and demonstrate academic aptitude.

A Montessori Early Childhood credential issued by an AMS, AMI, NCME, or MACTE accredited course, or alternatively, the Prerequisite Overview Course. See MI-NE Professional Development for details about the Montessori Overview Course.

Demonstrate candidacy for the Infant and Toddler Program (Birth– 3 years) by submitting: a copy of transcripts, verifying highest level of education completed; three written recommendations (1 character, 1 professional and 1 academic); and a resume.

Application fee, $50.00, payable to Montessori Institute - New England.

Pre-Admission Observation, Interview and Essay.

The student applying to MI-NE becomes a candidate for the American Montessori Society (AMS) Infant and Toddler Credential if s/he holds as a minimum a four-year college degree from an accredited United States institution. An AMS Associate Infant and Toddler Credential is awarded to students who do not have a four-year college degree from an accredited United States institution. Candidates for the Associate Infant and Toddler Credential must complete all requirements of the MI-NE Infant and Toddler Course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS– EARLY CHILDHOOD

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college/univeristy or its equivalent.Special consideration is given to those students without a degree who have experience in the field and demonstrate academic aptitude.

Demonstrate candidacy for the Early Childhood Program (2 1/2 to 6 years) by submitting: a copy of transcripts, verifying highest level of education completed; three written recommendations (1 character, 1 professional and 1 academic); and a resume.

Application fee, $50.00, payable to Montessori Institute - New England.

Pre-Admission Observation, Interview and Essay.

The student applying to MI-NE becomes a candidate for the American Montessori Society (AMS) Early Childhood Credential if s/he holds as a minimum a four-year college degree from an accredited United States institution. An AMS Associate Early Childhood Credential is awarded to students who do not have a four-year college degree from an accredited United States institution. Candidates for the Associate Early Childhood Credential must complete all requirements of the MI-NE Early Childhood Course.

STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

MI-NE actively seeks qualified students, faculty and staff to reflect the diverse backgrounds in our community. MI-NE strives to provide an enriching curriculum and educational experience for all students, recognizing that global teaching and learning helps form strong, positive self-concepts and develops respect for human differences. The Program’s curriculum and philosophy encourage understanding and respect for these differences while affirming fundamental similarities of humankind. Our cooperative community encourages the exploration of new concepts.

All members of the MI-NE community are valued for their contributions, talents and opinions. The philosophy, curriculum and administration of our programs aim to create an inclusive learning environment with respect to economic background, gender, race, national and ethnic origin, cultural heritage, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, and political beliefs. MI-NE integrates diversity and character education in each learning opportunity to empower students to actively approach each new experience with courtesy and acceptance.