Seton Montessori Institute offers a personalized, adult-oriented program leading to an Elementary I (6 – 9) and/or Elementary I- II (9-12) credential. For those with a MACTE accredited Elementary I Montessori credential, we offer Elementary II.
Educational Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required.
*Pre-requisite for all applicants without a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or Elementary Education is completion of the online Introduction to Child Development (ICD) Course. Fee: $350.
** Pre-requisite for Elementary applicant without a MACTE Montessori Infant-Toddler and Early Childhood credential must take an Overview of Early Childhood Course. Fee: $700
The Elementary I course includes an academic phase of at least 360 contact hours. The Elementary I-II course includes an academic phase of at least 600 contact hours. Academic hours for the course are scheduled both during an intensive summer session and through weekend advanced seminars scheduled during the school year.
Course content is organized in the following curriculum components:
- Montessori Philosophy and Pedagogy
- Theory and Child Development
- Leadership in an Elementary Classroom
- Curriculum Design and Strategies
- Mathematics Curriculum
- Geometry Curriculum
- Language Curriculum
- Geography Curriculum
- History Curriculum
- Biological Sciences Curriculum
- Sciences Curriculum
- Practical Life Curriculum
- Visual Arts and Music Curriculum
- Movement and Physical Education Curriculum
For more details email our Registrar, Rachel at Rachel@SetonMontessori.org. She will be pleased to answer any questions concerning our programs or the admissions process.