2-Week Course

How Montessori Works

Everything you need to know about how Montessori Education benefits children. Come away with an understanding of the four avenues, sensitive periods and stages of development.

The first unit explores fundamental concepts that underlie Montessori at all stages. The next units are a deep dive into each of the three main stages Montessori schools offer: infant-toddler, Early Childhood and Elementary.

Course Description

If you are new to Montessori this course is for you. In just two weeks you will gain an understanding of the Montessori philosophy, the Montessori environment, the four avenues and what it means to follow the child. 100% online you can study when it fits into your schedule. Interactive forums and teacher support ensure you stay engaged and connected throughout the course!

Great for:  teachers, school administrators and parents new to Montessori


  • 100% Online
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Tuition Cost: $99
  • Eligible Hours: 12

“It was wonderful. The online learning made it possible for me to juggle between my study and my family and my work. It is making learning accessible. The self-pace learning was wonderful, it allowed me to schedule the study time to fit our busy life. I got to learn so much...”

– Course Graduate

“This course was perfect! I'm the Office Manager and Director of Admissions at a Montessori school, it is really important to me to understand the method very well as one of the main parts of my job when working with admissions is to explain about the Montessori method to families who are new to it...”

– Course Graduate

“I love how Mary Ellen is so enthusiastic when she talks about Montessori. It made the whole PD enjoyable! I'm so glad that I learned more about the Montessori method and what is going on inside the classrooms...”

– Course Graduate

Upcoming Course Dates

How It Works

Step 1

Click resister now to purchase this course.

Step 2

Once your payment is processed (2-3 days) you will receive an email from Age of Montessori with your login credentials.

Step 3

After finishing this course you will receive your certification of completion via email. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I have to check in at specific times?

A: No, this course is completely self-led. No matter what country or time zone you are in you won’t miss a thing.

Q: Will my state recognize these hours for CEU?

A: This depends on the state. Please contact your state education officials to double check. 

Q: Will I receive a certificate of completed hours?

A: Yes, upon completion of the course you will receive an official certification to present to your state and school. 

In order to meet the needs of our children, we must first understand them.”

– Mary Ellen Maunz, founder Age of Montessori