Association Montessori Internationale

Founded by Maria Montessori in 1929

This year AMI will modestly celebrate 90 years!  Not quite a hundred yet, but certainly a good number of years. Throughout the year we will share highlights from the last 90 years, events and celebrations held throughout 2019, and look to the future and our continued work to support the natural development of human beings from birth to maturity, enabling them to become the transforming agents in society leading to a more harmonious and peaceful world.

Helen Henny next to portrait of Maria Montessori
Helen Henny, great-granddaughter of Maria Montessori, entrusted to AMI's care the oil painting of the young Maria at age 13. Helen's was an incredible gesture, and AMI is deeply honoured.
Among AMI's most important tasks are first of all, to maintain the vitality of the method and to contribute on a...
Mario Montessori Junior described the power and influence of the movement over the years on the occasion of our 60th birthday. It still rings all very true.
Kronberg Today
The Association Montessori Internationale was founded by Dr Maria Montessori in 1929. The initiative to form AMI was...
AMI 90 Years Logo
2019 — a year in which AMI will modestly celebrate 90 years! Not quite a hundred yet, but certainly a good number of...