Early Childhood Program

Early Childhood (ages 3-6)

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Montessori Early Childhood Teacher Credential ages 3-6 Course The Early Childhood Teacher Credential Course prepares the adult learner for working with children two to six years old. The length of the Early Childhood Course is twelve months for the year-round schedule. The course includes two parts: Academic and Practicum. Total is around 910 hours: 370 Academic hours plus 540 Practicum hours.

The Montessori Early Childhood Teacher Credential Course is comprised of 370 instructional clock hours and 540 practicum hours which, when successfully completed, enables the student to be awarded the American Montessori Institute (AMI) Early Childhood Teacher Credential.

The function of the practicum is to provide for the student a supervised teaching/learning experience and a period of observation, internalization, and further study, to bring together the theory and practice of Montessori education. The practicum is a necessary requirement for the successful completion of the Early Childhood Teacher Credential Course.

AMI Classes and Workshops

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Codes

Subjects

Hours

 

1 EC201 Montessori Philosophy/Theory

20

2 EC202 Montessori Child Psychology

20

3 EC203 Practical Life

35

4 EC204 Sensorial

35

5 EC205 Mathematics

40

6 EC206 Language Arts English/Chinese

40

7 EC207 Science & Culture

40

8 EC208 Peace Education

20

9 EC209 Arts, music and movement

20

10 EC210 Childhood Assistant (Heath & Safety)

10

11 EC211 Child, Family and Community

10

12 EC212 Environment Management & Classroom Leadership

20

13 EC213 Curriculum Design

20

14 EC214 Observation & Research

20

15 EC215 Administration

10

16 EC216 Practicum

540

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Certification

The Certificate of Completion is issued for satisfactory completion of the academic phase and the practicum phase, and the AMI Early Childhood Teacher Credential and the Chinese Montessori Society (CMS) Early Childhood Teacher Credential for completed special Chinese Montessori course.