Demand for Montessori Today
Teachers in progressive childcare environments recognize
that parents today expect their child's learning environment
to provide positive, stimulative education as part of
their program. Without question, intellectual stimulation
is one of the components that makes Montessori education
so unique and vital. Clearly, it is the balanced, enriched
Montessori centers which are responding to society's
needs that will prosper in the future.
Without a doubt, parents around the world are increasingly
aware of the benefits of an appropriate environment
for the successful intellectual, social and emotional
development of their children. As parents become more
familiar with the theory, methodology practice and success
of Montessori, more and more Montessori environments
are being created to meet their demand. Today, tens
of thousands of Montessori schools are thriving throughout
North America and around the world.
A Critical Shortage of Montessori Teachers
"The current teacher shortage is a national dilemma."
(AMS brochure 2003)
Teacher demand is very high both in North America and
globally, due to the growing number of Montessori environments
and the need for trained teachers.
Teachers graduating from our Montessori distance education
programs receive a Diploma verifying their knowledge
of the Montessori philosophy and proper use of the materials.
Typically, Montessori schools require (and parents expect)
that teachers have a Montessori Diploma to work in their
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