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The Center for Montessori Education|New York was founded in 1979. Our teaching is deeply rooted in the traditions of Dr. Maria Montessori and is enriched by current research in child development, brain development, and on-going studies for nurturing young minds.   We are affiliated by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and accredited by the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE).

Our rich tradition of quality courses and experienced faculty enables CME|NY to graduate adult learners who are qualified to meet the changing needs of today's Montessori educational system.  We aim to enable and empower adults to assist children in their optimal development and to be a model and resource for families, child care centers, schools, and communities throughout the country.

Your  Opportunity

As an adult learner of one of the oldest and most highly respected teacher education programs, you will receive:

· Quality instruction hours with experienced teachers and internationally renowned Montessorians

· Year-round support through mentoring and on-site consultation

· Access to a network of educators and alumni for professional opportunities

Our programs

Whether you work in a public or independent educational environment, we offer a variety of programs to meet your needs and interests.

Each teacher education program consists of:

· Academic phase — Adult Learners attend CME|NY classes held at one of our training locations

· Practicum phase — Adult Learners work at CME|NY approved sites of their choice during the school year

· Seminars — Adult Learners attend annual seminars to enhance their skills and build community


Infant and Toddler: For teaching children from birth to age 3 

Early Childhood: For teaching children ages 2½ to 6  

Administrator: For current administrators, directors, principals, heads of school in a Montessori School 


CME|NY’s Early Childhood program is held at the College of New Rochelle, in New Rochelle,  New York.  

We now offer a two-year course option with 8 workshop sessions taking place at Penn-Mont Academy, in PA and 75% of classes in New Rochelle.

CME|NY's Infant and Toddler and Administrator programs, as well as all conferences and workshops are held in the beautiful, new CME|NY Adult Training Facility, One Radisson Plaza, Suite 902, New Rochelle, NY.  

Continuing Education and Professional Development

We offer a variety of continuing education opportunities throughout the year. Please contact us if there is a workshop you would like us to offer.

Overview of Montessori

Register Now for:

 Introduction to Montessori

Overview of Early Childhood Course

The Course is Now Being Offered


First Class begins Monday, May 11, 2020

Register Now!


"The mere imparting of information is not education." --Carter G. Woodson, American Historian 




Center for Montessori Education|NY ™
c/o Montessori Children's Center
220 Westchester Avenue
West Harrison, NY 10604
p. 914.363.8663

Our office hours are Monday-Thursday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm.
Please call to set up an appointment if you wish to meet with us in person.