Please keep a copy of this form as your invoice/receipt

THE INTERNATIONAL MONTESSORI INDEX,, is one of the most accessed Montessori site in the world today, with over 350,000 hits a month. It is a public service web site organized to provide detailed information on Montessori education to the public, completely supported by its members. The value of this site is that it does not just advertise one training center, nor does it give a long list of training centers with no information. Here the public can learn about Montessori theory and practice, and can research and compare and make intelligent decisions about membership based on length and cost of training, certification, and other important factors, all at one place. When one searches for the word "Montessori" this site is almost always number 1 of over 50,000,000 sites, no matter where one is in the world, so members consider this the best advertising possible in our increasingly cyber world.

To apply for membership, and to have your Montessori training center listed and/or linked to this site: please print out this form and mail it, completely filled out accompanied by the membership fee, to:

The International Montessori Index
Post Office Box 890, Trinidad, CA 95570, USA

NOTE:  We are constantly asked for details of Montessori training courses, such as how many hours per day spent on campus with the trainers, how much time spent observing and practice teaching, the cost of a course and so on.  You must fill in all of the "required" sections in order for your application to be processed.


Name of Montessori training center (required):

Physical/Mailing address (required):

Contact information (required).  You may include phone, fax, email address and/or web site:

Director of Training (required):

Teacher-training certification of director of training (required.  Say "none" if there is no official certification.)  Give the year, course, and diploma number for Montessori teacher and/or teacher-training certification:

The year the training center was founded (required):

Legal and financial organization of training center (private, profit, state supported. (required):

Affiliation (required).  Write "independent" if you are not affiliated with a national or international Montessori organization such as AMI or AMS. Include information on affiliation with a college or university and a contact or reference person, including email address or phone number, at the college or university.

Level of training: 0-3 _____, 3-6 _____, 6-12 _____, other _____ (required)

Admission Requirements, age, education, etc. for acceptance into the training course. (required, for each level of training):

Tuition and fees (required)

Course Format & Basic Information (all the following is required.  If it does not apply, explain why):

Starting Date(s) (required):

Length of time of course, total number of weeks or months (required):

On site Training: number of weeks at the training center under direct supervision of trainer for lectures or practicals (required):

On site Training: average number of hours per week at the training center under direct supervision of trainer, lectures, practicals (required):

Homework: number of hours per week expected work at home (required):

Observations: Amount of time spent observing in a Montessori classroom before certification (required):

Student teaching: Amount of time spent student teaching in a Montessori classroom before certification (required):

Certification Requirements: include types of exams, and other specific requirements for graduation (required):

Montessori Teacher Certification Awarded: Montessori teacher certification, and other college credit, or any other certification awarded (required):

MEMBERSHIP LISTING FEE, DUE ANNUALLY IN JANUARY: The monthly fee for an organization membership in The International Montessori Index is $480, due in January of each year. It is $40.00 a month if joing mid-year. Third World countries pay $300 a year, or $25 a month if joining midyear.  There is an additional one time setup charge of $50.00. The annual fee includes a main listing plus a web site and/or E-mail link and conference listing. Conference listings can also be listed, but it is up to the member to get this information to the webmaster in January of each year, along with the application or renewal.

A $50 fee will apply if changes are requested during the year and if a renewal arrives after February 1st of the year.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION: I am including with this application:

Annual membership listing fee: $480 OR $40 per month, beginning with the month the application is being sent and ending with the following January. ($300 annually or $25 per month for 3rd world countries) __________

Setup/changes fee: $50.00 when you are first listed, or for any changes during the year or at renewal time ____________

Additional link fees: Additional listing categories include a link to a list of schools, teachers' "job offers". The cost for each additional link is $24.00 annually or $2 a month if prorated. ___________

Total: _______________

check number __________  date ___________ Signed by _____________________________________________

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Mail your application or renewal, with any changes in red type,
The International Montessori Index
PO Box 890
Trinidad, CA 95570

Also email it (with changes in red) to
NOTE: Keep a copy of this application or renewal for your records as your invoice.

Signed: ________________________________________ Title: ____________________________ Date: _____________