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IMC Recognition of Teacher Education Programs

Currently the Center for Guided Montessori Studies is the only approved IMC teacher education program. Institutional membership of the IMC should not be taken to imply recognition of any sort.

Application for IMC approval of a teacher education program can be made by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . At present, requests will be evaluated by an ad hoc committee of the IMC Board of Directors including an on-site visit. Specific recognition standards are currently being developed.

  • IMC recognition

    The IMC Teacher Training guidelines call for their recognized teacher education programs to meet and exceed the standards of national accreditation organizations for Montessori education.

    All IMC programs in North America are required to seek MACTE accreditation.

    For more information on IMC Teacher Training program recognition please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • Becoming a Montessori Teacher