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The Montessori Foundation

Consulting, Leadership Insitute, conferences, parents. professional development, recruit & retain parents, teachers, and students.

The international Montessori council

School Accreditation, Teacher Education, Resources, and Meaningful Support

The Montessori Family Alliance

Bringing Montessori Into Your Home And Family Life

27th Annual International Montessori Conference

The Montessori Foundation &
The International Montessori Council (IMC)

Hilton Tapatio Cliffs | Phoenix, Arizona  | November . 2 – 5 . 2023

Our Three Organizations

As we often say:

We’re here to help!

Montessori Foundation
The Montessori Foundation is a non-profit educational organization that nurtures, inspires, and supports the development of strong, successful Montessori schools around the world. We consult with and coach Montessori schools at every stage of development. We also serve as a trusted source of information and Montessori programs for families.
International Montessori Council
As an independent Montessori professional and accrediting organization, the International Montessori Council (IMC) serves the entire Montessori community. The IMC offers school mentorship, school accreditation, excellent teacher and leadership preparation programs, and a wide range of resources and programs for professional development.. LEARN MORE
International Montessori Council
The Montessori Family Alliance, is an international network of Montessori parents, teachers, and friends of Montessori who want to bring Montessori into their everyday family life. We are inspiring Montessori family life and providing 24/7 access to information.  LEARN MORE


Montessori for Every Family

Lorna McGrath &
Tim Seldin

Montessori 101

The Montessori
Foundation Staff


parenting puzzle

The Parenting Puzzle

Lorna McGrath
The Montessori Foundation

A Few Posts

What Is The Montessori Method?

What Is The Montessori Method?

We, as parents, love to see our children become independent and self-sufficient as they grow and age. But sometimes, we may need help to get them to that point. We can do so by implementing the Montessori Method into their lives. Montessori emphasizes teaching...

Montessori Infant Toddler Programs

Montessori Infant Toddler Programs

This PDF file is an excerpt from our book, the Montessori Way, by Paul Epstein and Tim Seldin, Copyright 2003 There is an ironic prejudice about education found in almost every country: the older the students are that one teaches, the higher the pay and respect for the teacher. We take it for granted that […]

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Want to get involved? We welcome and depend on the gift of time, wisdom, and financial contributions. The Montessori Foundation and the International Montessori Council are non-profit organizations. Gifts of any amount (or kind) to help grow our programs are gratefully accepted.