As a public Montessori program, you share AMS’s passion for making a Montessori education as accessible as possible to all students and families. We know the challenges that teachers and administrators face carrying out high-quality Montessori in the public sector, but we have also played an active role in supporting the many successes big and small of our public member schools.

Why Join AMS?

By becoming a member of AMS, your public Montessori school gains access to a wealth of resources and a supportive community specifically designed to help you thrive. Learn more about how AMS supports Montessori public schools.

Here's what sets our Public School Membership apart:

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  • Dedicated Public Montessori Support: A staff person is assigned specifically to assist public Montessori programs, ensuring your questions and needs are addressed by someone who understands your unique context.
  • Targeted Professional Development: We offer webinars, workshops, and our Championing Montessori in Public School Initiative (CMPSI) event, all designed to address the specific needs and interests of public school Montessori educators.
  • Monthly Public Montessori Hangouts: Network and share best practices with colleagues from across the country through our online and in-person networking sessions.
  • Montessori Public Policy Advocacy: The Montessori Public Policy Initiative (MPPI) works to map Montessori curriculum to state standards and advocate for public policy that supports your programs.
  • Research on Public Montessori Efficacy: We actively support research that demonstrates the effectiveness of Montessori in public school settings, strengthening your voice and impact.

More Benefits Included with AMS Public School Membership

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In addition to the public school specific benefits, your membership unlocks a comprehensive suite of resources to empower your entire school community:

  • School Profile Page: Showcase your program and extend your reach with a customizable profile page on the AMS website.
  • AMS Jobs Board: Find and hire qualified Montessori professionals by posting unlimited, free job listings.
  • Pathway to Continuous Improvement: Access AMS's school quality program to achieve your organizational goals efficiently.
  • Discounted Professional Development: Save money on AMS events, workshops, and other professional development opportunities.
  • Member Resource Library: Gain access to a treasure trove of valuable classroom and administrative resources.
  • Direct Networking: Connect with other school leaders and access a network of expertise.

Public Schools Receive a 50% discount on AMS School Membership

We strive to make AMS School Membership attainable for all public Montessori programs. As a district, charter or magnet Montessori school or program within a school, you receive a 50% discount on AMS school membership. The membership year is valid from July 1 to June 30 and pricing is based on the number of students enrolled.

If you need budget approval from your board or district, we'll generate a formal quote for the total cost of AMS public school membership. We'll also calculate your discounts and bundles.

These discounts apply to the base school membership fee and do not apply to the cost of professional development bundles.

Public Montessori School Membership Pricing Chart 2024-2025

Huge Savings for Your Team with the AMS Professional Development Bundle

Provide your teachers with an extensive selection of professional growth opportunities from AMS Learning, such as:

  • Unlimited access to the AMS Learning on-demand video library boasting over 275 hours of professional development videos.
  • Exclusive discounts on both live and self-guided classes offered by AMS Learning.
  • Reduced rates for attending The Montessori Event and Regional Symposium.

Unlock a wealth of resources to nurture the professional development and expertise of your teaching staff, ensuring they stay abreast of the latest trends and methodologies in Montessori education.

Whether you are looking for more information about school membership or have made your decision, start here.

Contact Our Team

Danielle Hardoon

Public Montessori School Consultant

Contact Our Team

There are many ways AMS can assist your school or district in effectively integrating Montessori into the public-school setting. We hope you consider joining our rapidly growing cohort of public member schools to strengthen the collective power of the public Montessori movement.

Schedule a Call with Danielle