Association Montessori International / USA

+1 (703) 746-9919
1421 Prince Street,
Suite 350
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States

Association Montessori International of the United States (AMI/USA) is dedicated to bringing the principles of Dr. Maria Montessori to the education of children through its support and advancement of the AMI Montessori community in the United States.

Our objectives are to:

  • Promote global peace, human development, and human rights through the application of Montessori principles.
  • Support the activities of our global organization Association Montessori Internationale (AMI).
  • Support AMI Schools through the School Recognition and Consultation program.
  • Advance the understanding of AMI pedagogical principles and practices with families and communities
  • Promote the development of AMI teacher training to foster the availability of AMI Montessori education.
  • Continue outreach and collaboration with AMI affiliates in the United States as well as kindred organizations that share the purpose of service to children.
  • Advocate for educational policy that supports AMI Montessori education in the United States.
  • Provide professional development opportunities in the United States through national and regional conferences, workshops, webinars and journals.
  • Provide opportunities for collegial engagement through membership and discussion forums.
  • Substantiate the value of AMI Montessori education through the support of traditional academic research.
  • Maintain effective fiscal and organizational strength.