AMS Professional Development Requirement
AMS requires all individuals with credentials issued on or after July 1, 2013 to complete 50 hours of professional development every 5 years for the credential to remain active.
For more information and specific guidelines, please visit: www.amshq.org/professionaldevelopment.
Certificate of Continuing Professional Development
Participation in AMS approved workshops and/conferences also entitles you to earn credit toward an AMS Certificate of Continuing Professional Development. AMS requires the following:
When you have accumulated 120 hours of continuing education units, send the completed and signed attendance certificates to the American Montessori Society, Attn: Continuing Professional Development, 116 East 16th, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10003. An AMS Certificate of Continuing Professional Development will be sent to you.