• Are you interested in working in a Montessori School, but aren't certified?

    Look no further! Guilford County Schools will PAY for you to become Montessori Certified!



    The Montessori Method of education was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. It is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.

    Montessori Philosophy

    The century-old Montessori method is based on how children learn naturally. Montessori students develop positive attitudes about learning, a positive image of themselves as learners and a strong sense of independence and responsibility. The Montessori experience produces self-motivated, independent learns with characteristics that benefit them throughout their school years and into adulthood.

    Montessori Certification

    Montessori Certification is preferred. Applicants who are not currently Montessori certified must be committed to completing Montessori Certification within a 4 year period through the Center for Montessori Teacher Education in Huntersville, NC.

    • District pays for the teacher's certification, lodging and meals

    • Must sign a contract to complete training within 4 years

    • Early Childhood and Elementary I Certification requires Summer Intensive seminars in June and July. All levels of certification require monthly weekend seminars throughout the year.


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    GCS Montessori Schools

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