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Montessori Elementary Level II Teacher Course
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The Elementary Level II Teacher Course prepares the adult learner for working with children nine to twelve years old. The length of the Elementary Level II Course is five weeks for the summer intensive schedule.
The American Montessori Society (AMS) issues the AMS Elementary Level I Teacher Credential and/or the AMS Elementary Level I-II Teacher Credential for those adult learners who have met the credential requirements.
At this time, AMS does NOT issue an Elementary Level II Teacher Credential. AMS Elementary Level I Teacher Credential is the prerequisite for the AMS Elementary Level I-II Teacher Credential.
Only the AMS Elementary I Teacher Credential and Elementary I-II Teacher Credential are accredited by MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education).
Adult Learners that attend and successfully complete the MTEC – SFBA Elementary Level II coursework are issued the Montessori Teacher Education Center San Francisco Bay Area Certificate of Completion of the Montessori Elementary Level II Credential. The MTEC-SFBA Certificate of Completion is not an AMS credential, and the course is not accredited by MACTE.
The MTEC-SFBA Certificate of Completion may not be accepted by AMS schools that seek full AMS membership status or AMS accreditation.
States that require MACTE accredited credentials for teaching positions in schools may not accept the MTEC-SFBA Certificate of Completion.
208 Academic Hours
Instruction is in Sunnyvale, CA for the Summer Intensive Schedule. The Certificate of Completion is issued for satisfactory completion. The American Montessori Society Elementary Level I-II Teacher Credential is issued if the student has the American Montessori Society Elementary Level I Teacher Credential.
Elementary Level II Teacher Course
The Montessori Elementary Level II Teacher Course is comprised of 208 instructional clock hours. When successfully completed this course enables the adult learner to be awarded the American Montessori Society Elementary Level I-II Teacher Credential if the adult learner already has the American Montessori Society Elementary Level I credential.
- Montessori Philosophy/Child Development
- Management/Elem Classroom
- Curriculum Design and Strategies
- Geometry and Fractions
- Language Art History and Geography
- Biological Science
The practicum/student teaching is part of the Elementary I Teacher Credential Course, this is NOT a necessary requirement for the successful completion of the Montessori Elementary Level II Teacher Course. Completion of Elementary I Teacher Credential Course is required in order to receive an Elementary II Teacher Credential.
Certificate of Completion are issued to those adult learners that do not have an Elementary I Teacher Credential.
Administrative Office: 99 Callan Avenue, San Leandro, CA 94577
Instructional Location: 790 East Duane Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Faculty: Linda Aaquist, Tyler Boucier, and Brigette Frost
For further information:
(510) 278-1115 FAX (510) 278-1577