Our Mission Statement

The mission of the MTEC-SFBA is to provide infant and toddler, early childhood, elementary,  and administration courses for Adult Learners that lead to employment as a teacher and  in a Montessori educational setting at the appropriate level.

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Our Faculty…Our Inspiration

Our faculty bring strong academic degrees and Montessori credentials as well as years of practical experience to enrich and deepen your understanding of Montessori, children and their interface in the classroom.

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    MTEC San Francisco Bay Area maintains the following three accreditations, which assures our students that we meet the high standards required by these agencies.

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    Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE)

    MACTE accreditation is in seven (7) year internals. MTEC-SFBA current accreditation interval is 2014 to March, 2021.

    Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) Address: 420 Park Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902. Phone Number: (434) 202-7793. Executive Director: Rebecca Pelton



    American Montessori Society (AMS)

    AMS affiliation is in seven (7) year intervals. The current accreditation interval is 2014 to March 2021.

    American Montessori Society (AMS) Address: 116 East 16th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10003 Phone Number: (212) 358-1250 Chief Education & Learning Officer: Gina Lofquist

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    “Approval” or “approval to operate” means that the Bureau (BPPE) has determined and certified that an institution meets minimum standards established by the Bureau for integrity, financial stability, and educational quality, including the offering of bona fide instruction by qualified faculty and the appropriate assessment of students’ achievement prior to, during, and at the end of its program.

    Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) Address: 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento,CA 95833 Phone Number: (888) 370-7589 Bureau Chief: Dr. Michael Marion, Jr.

    The BPPE ensures that Schools of postsecondary education meet defined standards. Among the standards are disclosure requirements.

    School Performance Fact Sheets (PFS) is such a disclosure. The PFSs below are filed with the BPPE. Regardless of any information you may have relating to completion rates, placement rates, starting salaries, or license exam passage rates, the School Performance Fact Sheet below contain the information as calculated pursuant to state law.

    Any questions a student may have regarding these fact sheets that have not been satisfactorily answered by us may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.

    Address: 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833 Website: www.bppe.ca.gov Telephone number (toll-free): (888) 370-7589 Fax: (916) 263-1897

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