School Sponsorship List

This list is provided for the benefit of prospective AMI teacher trainees seeking sponsorship from an AMI school. Schools on this list have expressed an interest in sponsoring a teacher training candidate. Sponsorship guidelines vary by school, as indicated. Please review the offerings below, and contact the school(s) of interest for complete details. Note the education levels listed do not indicate AMI recognition status; they are levels available for instruction or that the school is currently seeking to sponsor for. For AMI recognition specifications, please visit the Standards for AMI Montessori Classrooms section of our website.

 


California

Bergamo Montessori Schools
Assistants to Infancy, Primary and Elementary Levels

Pam Lynn, Head of School/Founder 1975
8200 Pocket Road
Sacramento, CA 95831
916-399-5891
pam@bergamoschools.com
www.bergamoschools.com

Training for Assistants to Infancy, Primary and Elementary in exchange for assisting two years in our schools in advance. Please contact us for sponsorship details. We are AMI accredited schools.

 

Meher Montessori Schools
Primary and Elementary Levels

Adela Muñoz, Director
2009 S. Garfield Ave.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
323-724-0683
adelamunoz@mehermontessori.org
www.mehermontessori.org

Please contact us for sponsorship details. We are AMI accredited schools.

 

Pacific Rim International School
Assistants to Infancy, Primary and Elementary Levels

Rita Tang, Administrative Director
454 Peninsula Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94401
650-685-1881
prints_sm@pacificriminternationalschool.org
www.pacificriminternationalschool.org

Please contact us for sponsorship details.  We are AMI accredited schools.


Connecticut

Annie Fisher Montessori Magnet School/Hartford Public Schools
Primary and Elementary Levels

John Freeman, Principal
280 Plainfield Street
Hartford, CT 06105
860-305-9547 (phone)
860-722-8089 (fax)
John.Freeman@hartfordschools.org
AnnieFisherMontessori.org

Please contact us for sponsorship details. We are an AMI accredited school.

 


Illinois

Forest Bluff School
Assistants to Infancy, Primary, or Elementary Levels

Lynn Lillard Jessen, Co-Founder
8 W Scranton Ave
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
847-295-8338
info@forestbluffschool.org
www.forestbluffschool.org

Forest Bluff School, an AMI accredited Montessori school co-founded in 1982 by Paula Polk Lillard, and Lynn Lillard Jessen, offers classes from Parent/Infant through 8th grade.  We typically sponsor one trainee a year, at varying age levels. We ask that our trainee commit to Forest Bluff School for at least three years. When we don’t have a classroom available, our trainee works as a support staff director for a year while waiting for an opening, or we offer training at a second level. (Most of our teachers have AMI training at 2-3 age levels). Please contact Lynn Jessen for more specific sponsorship details.

 

Joliet Montessori School
Primary Level

Carol Andrew, Head of School
1600 Root Street, Crest Hill, IL 60403
815-741-4180 (phone)
815-741-9753 (fax)
jolietmontessori@yahoo.com
www.jolietmontessorischool.org

Please contact us for sponsorship details.

 


Massachusetts

Adams Montessori School
Toddler, Primary and Elementary Levels

Rosine Hekmat Afshar, Head of School
310 Adams Street, Quincy, MA 02169
617-773-8200 (phone)
617-773-2359 (fax)
rosine@adamsmontessori.org
www.adamsmontessorischool.org

Please contact us for sponsorship details. We are an AMI accredited school.

 


New Jersey

Vincent S. Mastro Montessori Academy
Assistants to Infancy Level

Elizabeth Bradbury, Director
35 White Road, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
732-219-5400 (phone)
732-219-5403 (fax)
director@mastromontessori.org
www.mastromontessori.org

Training for Assistants to Infancy in exchange for teaching a minimum of three (3) school years commencing with the first school year immediately following completion of the training program. Mastro Montessori will consider sponsorship for a student currently in training or a qualified candidate considering training for the next academic or summer session. While willing to sponsor candidates for AMI training, the administration is not prepared to sponsor candidates for an employment visa at this time. Please contact us for further sponsorship details. Mastro Montessori is an AMI accredited school.

 


New Mexico

Montessori One Preschool Academy
Primary Level

Tina Patel, Founder/Director
9360 Holly Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122
505-822-5150 (phone)
505-822-5120 (fax)
tnpatel@flash.net
www.montessorione.net

Please contact us for sponsorship details.

 


New York / India

CA Montessori Children’s Center
Assistants to Infancy & Primary Levels

Claudine Campanelli
631-342-6072 (phone)
Claudine.campanelli@ca.com

CA Montessori Children’s Center is looking to sponsor dedicated teachers for a new Montessori school in Hyderabad, India. We are offering sponsorship for both Assistance to Infancy and Primary level training. Sponsorship Agreement contracts require continued employment at our Hyderabad location for three years upon successful completion of the AMI diploma. Expected contract start date June 1, 2014. If you are interested in more information about the sponsorship or employment at our Hyderabad location please contact Claudine Campanelli 631 342 6072 or Claudine.campanelli@ca.com.

 


South Dakota

The Baan Dek Montessori
Assistants to Infancy and Primary Levels

Bobby and June George
408 W. Lotta Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-271-9945
605-271-9946
hello@baandek.org
www.baandek.org

Please contact us for sponsorship details.

 


Texas

Cedar Park Montessori School
Assistants to Infancy, Primary and Elementary Levels

Kalika Sarathkumara, Head of School/Founder
400 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park, TX 78613
512-259-8495
director@cedarparkmontessori.com
www.cedarparkmontessori.com

We are an AMI accredited school. Please contact us for sponsorship details.

 

Sapientia Montessori School
Assistants to Infancy, Primary and Elementary Levels
Kalika Sarathkumara, Head of School/Founder
1220 Cottonwood Creek Trail, Cedar Park, TX 78613
512-260-2261
director@sapientiamontessori.com
www.sapientiamontessori.com

We are an AMI accredited school. Please contact us for sponsorship details.

 


Virginia

Hampton Roads International Montessori School (HRIMS)
A to I and Elementary Levels

Dorothy Knox
11790 Jefferson Ave #200, Newport News, VA 23606
757-873-8950 (phone)
757-595-1850 (fax)
dknox@hrimontessori.org
www.hrimontessori.org

HRIMS will consider sponsorship for a student currently in training or a qualified candidate considering training for the next academic or summer session. Candidates must be US citizens or have a US work visa. Please contact us for sponsorship details.